The Loft extension Specialists Newtown, RG9 1
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 Newtown, RG9 1 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 Newtown
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 very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the right price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify 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 a great way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of