The Attic extension Specialists Abbey Mead
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic extension all over Abbey Mead, KT16 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic extension 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 Abbey Mead
Most attic extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free attic extension 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 extension in attic extension 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:bathroom renovations near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Chertsey, KT16 8
garage conversion near Laleham, TW18 1
renovation near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
house refurbishments near Addlestonemoor, KT15 2
kitchen renovation near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
kitchen refurbishment near Shepperton, TW17 0
house refurbishments near Addlestone, KT15 1
home improvement near Knowle Green, TW18 2
garage conversion near Thorpe, TW20 8
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 choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some clues regarding what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have 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 substantial range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely 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 to present clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however 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