The Loft extension Specialists Whitley
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 Whitley, RG2 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 Whitley
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 renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
home improvement near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
home improvement near Pingewood, RG30 3
property refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Shinfield, RG2 9
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints regarding what the best cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased 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 sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of