The Attic extension Specialists Great Lea Common
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 Great Lea Common, RG7 1 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 Great Lea Common
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:property refurbishment near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
home improvement near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
property refurbishment near Shinfield, RG2 9
garage conversion near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
renovation near Poundgreen, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Pingewood, RG30 3
garage conversion near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas as to what the best cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available 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 in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, 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 in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never 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 vital to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing 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 excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of