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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically because 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 pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues as to what the right cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote 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