The Loft conversion Specialists Lent, 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, 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
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.
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kitchen refurbishment near Rose Hill, SL1 8
kitchen refurbishment near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
bathroom renovations near Cippenham, SL1 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because 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 contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to 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 much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best price is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in fact 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 vital to ensure 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 left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of