The Loft extension Specialists Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
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 Chalkhouse Green, RG4 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 Chalkhouse Green
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?
- 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included 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 cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some clues as to what the ideal price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information 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 couple of present clients. Current 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 primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included