The Loft extension Specialists Fern
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 Fern, SL8 5 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 Fern
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:renovation near Well End, SL8 5
kitchen renovation near Fern, SL8 5
house refurbishments near Little Marlow, SL7 3
house renovation near Sheepridge, SL7 3
home improvement near Bourne End, SL8 5
home improvement near Cores End, HP10 0
renovation near Wooburn, HP10 0
garage conversion near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
kitchen refurbishment near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
house refurbishments near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the best price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included