The Attic extension Specialists Scotswood
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 Scotswood, SL5 9 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 Scotswood
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 Scotswood, SL5 9
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house renovation near Sunningdale, SL5 0
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home improvement near South Ascot, SL5 9
renovation near Brick Hill, GU24 8
bathroom renovations near Tittenhurst, SL5 0
refurbishment company near Blacknest, SL5 0
house refurbishments near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
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 difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas regarding what the right cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also 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 sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person 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 procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of