The Loft extension Specialists Hawks Hill, SL8 5
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 Hawks Hill, 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 Hawks Hill
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 renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important 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 likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information 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 only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning 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 verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included