The Loft extension Specialists Lower Woodend, SL7 2
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 Woodend, SL7 2 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 Woodend
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.
Nearby areas we cover:kitchen refurbishment near Bockmer End, SL7 2
home improvement near Marlow Common, SL7 2
kitchen renovation near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
bathroom renovations near Danesfield, SL7 2
property refurbishment near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
house renovation near Hambleden, RG9 6
bathroom renovations near Medmenham, SL7 2
house renovation near Mill End, RG9 6
garage conversion near Marlow, SL7 1
house refurbishments near Hurley Bottom, SL6 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase 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 clients. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, 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 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 vital to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included