The Loft conversion Specialists Altmore
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft conversion all over Altmore, SL6 3 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft conversion 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 Altmore
Most loft conversion 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 Loft conversion Consultation
We offer free loft conversion 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 loft conversion in loft conversion 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:kitchen refurbishment near Altmore, SL6 3
garage conversion near Woolley Green, SL6 3
house refurbishments near Woodlands Park, SL6 3
renovation near Tittle Row, SL6 4
home improvement near Holloway, SL6 3
kitchen renovation near Cox Green, SL6 3
house renovation near White Waltham, SL6 3
house renovation near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
garage conversion near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
house renovation near Boyn Hill, SL6 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some hints as to what the right price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 reality it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included