The Loft extension Specialists Blackwater
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 Blackwater, GU17 9 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 Blackwater
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 renovation near Blackwater, GU17 9
renovation near York Town, GU15 3
home improvement near Hawley, GU17 9
bathroom renovations near Frogmore, GU17 0
renovation near College Town, GU47 0
kitchen renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
kitchen refurbishment near Darby Green, GU17 0
renovation near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
house renovation near Sandhurst, GU47 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the right cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact 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 absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital 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 realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. 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 result, so make certain 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 exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included