The Loft conversion Specialists West Heath
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 West Heath, GU14 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 West Heath
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 Contractors in London?
- 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:kitchen renovation near West Heath, GU14 8
house refurbishments near Fox Lane, GU14 9
bathroom renovations near Rafborough, GU14 0
garage conversion near Cove, GU14 0
house refurbishments near Southwood, GU14 0
garage conversion near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
house renovation near Hawley, GU17 9
kitchen renovation near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
home improvement near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding what the right price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems 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 number of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 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 comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need 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 look competitive when in reality it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included