The Loft conversion Specialists Salt Hill, SL1 3
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 Salt Hill, SL1 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 Salt Hill
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:home improvement near Salt Hill, SL1 3
kitchen renovation near Chalvey, SL1 2
house refurbishments near Manor Park, SL1 3
house refurbishments near Cippenham, SL1 5
bathroom renovations near Upton, SL1 1
house renovation near Upton Lea, SL2 5
kitchen refurbishment near South Field, SL4 6
bathroom renovations near Britwell, SL2 1
house renovation near Eton Wick, SL4 6
house refurbishments near Stoke Green, SL2 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical 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 just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the expense of many items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful 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 included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included