The Loft extension Specialists Thorpe
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 Thorpe, TW20 8 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 Thorpe
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:house refurbishments near Thorpe Green, TW20 8
house renovation near Thorpe, TW20 8
home improvement near Stroude, GU25 4
house refurbishments near Virginia Water, GU25 4
house refurbishments near Trumps Green, GU25 4
kitchen refurbishment near Egham Hythe, TW20 8
bathroom renovations near Hythe, TW20 8
house renovation near Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
renovation near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Egham, TW20 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included