The Attic conversions Specialists Southwood, GU14 0
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 Southwood, GU14 0 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 Southwood
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home 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 easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some hints as to what the best cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to 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 appearance competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly 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 unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included