The Loft extension Specialists Southwood
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Southwood, GU14 0 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft extension over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Southwood
Most loft extension are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Loft extension Consultation
We offer free loft extension consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders Contractors in London?
- Specialists in loft extension in loft extension area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:kitchen refurbishment near Southwood, GU14 0
kitchen renovation near Rafborough, GU14 0
kitchen renovation near Cove, GU14 0
kitchen refurbishment near West Heath, GU14 8
house refurbishments near Pondtail, GU51 3
renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
kitchen refurbishment near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
house renovation near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
property refurbishment near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
renovation near Farnborough, GU14 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some clues regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of