The Loft extension Specialists New Cross
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 New Cross, RG9 4 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 New Cross
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:kitchen refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
garage conversion near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
garage conversion near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Wargrave, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
home improvement near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, 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 sensible, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, 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
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included