The Loft extension Specialists Lower Earley
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 Lower Earley, RG6 3 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 Lower Earley
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas as to what the right rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in 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 faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included