The Attic conversions Specialists New Cross, RG9 4
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 New Cross, RG9 4 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 New Cross
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 renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has 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 couple of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially 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 fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever 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 crucial to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included