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:garage conversion near Whitley, RG2 0
house renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Pingewood, RG30 3
kitchen refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
home improvement near Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some clues as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical 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 only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of