The Loft extension Specialists Lucas Green
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 Lucas Green, GU24 9 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 Lucas Green
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:property refurbishment near Lucas Green, GU24 9
house renovation near Bisley, GU24 9
bathroom renovations near Donkey Town, GU24 9
kitchen refurbishment near Miles Green, GU21 2
renovation near Whitfield Court, GU21 2
home improvement near Sheets Heath, GU24 9
house renovation near Castle Green, GU24 8
bathroom renovations near Knaphill, GU21 2
house renovation near Bisley Camp (National Shooting Centre), GU24 0
house renovation near Brook Place, GU24 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
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 should be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of many products that might be thought about realistic. 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of