The Attic extension Specialists New Cross
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 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 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 New Cross
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 New Cross, RG9 4
renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
renovation near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house renovation near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
home improvement near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
bathroom renovations near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough 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 great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included 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 money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of 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 method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included