The Loft extension Specialists Whitley Wood
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 Wood, RG2 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 Whitley Wood
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 Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
house renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
kitchen renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
home improvement near Pingewood, RG30 3
property refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
garage conversion near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the right cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation 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 a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, 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 offered for over 3000. You ought to 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 look competitive when in truth it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning 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 group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly 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 validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included