The Loft conversion Specialists Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
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 Thorpe Lea, TW20 8 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 Thorpe Lea
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
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically 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 only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some clues as to exactly what the right cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact the builder has 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 definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, 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 develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. 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 result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify 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 a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of