The Loft extension Specialists Harpsden
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 Harpsden, RG9 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 Harpsden
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 Harpsden, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
property refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
house renovation near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
home improvement near Woodlands, RG9 2
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints as to what the right rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake 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 absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge range in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must 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 appearance competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate 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 consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of