The Loft conversion Specialists Lent Rise, SL1 7
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 Lent Rise, SL1 7 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 Lent Rise
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?
- 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:renovation near Lent Rise, SL1 7
home improvement near Lent, SL1 7
bathroom renovations near Burnham, SL1 7
house renovation near Taplow, SL6 0
bathroom renovations near Lake End, SL4 6
renovation near Cippenham, SL1 5
renovation near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
garage conversion near Dorney, SL4 6
house renovation near Dorney Reach, SL6 0
home improvement near Bray, SL6 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the right rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake 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 definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be considered reasonable. 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 look competitive when in reality it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 critical to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included 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 fantastic method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included