The Attic conversions Specialists Lent, SL1 7
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic conversions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic conversions all over Lent, SL1 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic conversions 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 Lent
Most attic conversions 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 Attic conversions Consultation
We offer free attic conversions 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?
- Specialists in attic conversions in attic conversions 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:renovation near Burnham, SL1 7
house refurbishments near Lent, SL1 7
property refurbishment near Taplow, SL6 0
kitchen refurbishment near Lent Rise, SL1 7
bathroom renovations near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
home improvement near Rose Hill, SL1 8
kitchen refurbishment near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
property refurbishment near Cippenham, SL1 5
garage conversion near Britwell, SL2 1
home improvement near Lake End, SL4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to just be speaking with 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 because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in truth 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders 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 individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included