The Mansard conversion Specialists Hawthorn Hill
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an mansard conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does mansard conversion all over Hawthorn Hill, RG42 6 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of mansard conversion 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 Hawthorn Hill
Most mansard conversion 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 Mansard conversion Consultation
We offer free mansard conversion 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 mansard conversion in mansard conversion 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:bathroom renovations near Hawthorn Hill, RG42 6
home improvement near Braywoodside, SL6 3
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kitchen refurbishment near Jealott's Hill, RG42 6
refurbishment company near Warfield, RG42 6
property refurbishment near Touchen-end, SL6 3
renovation near Paley Street, SL6 3
house renovation near Tickleback Row, RG42 5
kitchen refurbishment near Moss End, RG42 5
house renovation near Littlefield Green, SL6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues regarding what the right rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend 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 many items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling 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 excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of