The Loft extension Specialists Stanford End
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 Stanford End, RG7 1 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 Stanford End
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:garage conversion near Stanford End, RG7 1
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renovation near Swallowfield, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Grazeley, RG7 1
refurbishment company near Heckfield, RG27 0
bathroom renovations near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Poundgreen, RG7 1
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some ideas as to what the right cost is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included