The Loft extension Specialists Lynch Hill, SL2 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 Lynch Hill, SL2 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 Lynch 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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various 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 restoration projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents 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 lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included