The Loft conversion Specialists Chalkhouse Green
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 Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9 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 Chalkhouse Green
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 sensible, there is likewise a big range in the expense of many products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never 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 important to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included