The Loft conversion Specialists The Mount, RG1 5
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 The Mount, RG1 5 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 The Mount
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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various 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 renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan 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 need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may 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 existing clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of 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 great way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of