The Mansard conversion Specialists Staines
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 Staines, TW18 4 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 Staines
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:house refurbishments near Staines, TW18 4
kitchen renovation near Knowle Green, TW18 2
renovation near Ashford, TW15 2
renovation near Egham Hythe, TW20 8
kitchen refurbishment near Hythe, TW20 8
house renovation near Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
kitchen renovation near Stanwell, TW19 7
renovation near Stanwell Moor, TW19 6
renovation near Hythe End, TW19 5
property refurbishment near Laleham, TW18 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact 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 few terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning 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 confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of