The Loft extension Specialists Barkham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Barkham, RG41 4 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft extension 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 Barkham
Most loft extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free loft extension 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 extension in loft extension 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:house refurbishments near Barkham, RG41 4
kitchen refurbishment near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
garage conversion near Eastheath, RG41 2
kitchen refurbishment near Wokingham, RG41 2
property refurbishment near Langley Common, RG2 9
kitchen refurbishment near The Throat, RG40 3
house refurbishments near Emmbrook, RG41 3
house refurbishments near Sindlesham, RG41 5
garage conversion near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
home improvement near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some ideas as to what the right price is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital 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 a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the expense of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be extremely 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 current clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Current customers 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 dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods 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 discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included