The Attic conversions Specialists New Cross
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 Contractors in London?
- 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:house refurbishments near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
home improvement near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
refurbishment company near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
refurbishment company near Wargrave, RG10 8
renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
house renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought 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 fact it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included