The Loft extension Specialists Pondtail
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 Pondtail, GU51 3 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 Pondtail
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:garage conversion near Pondtail, GU51 3
renovation near Fleet, GU51 4
refurbishment company near Southwood, GU14 0
house refurbishments near Church Crookham, GU52 6
kitchen refurbishment near Rafborough, GU14 0
kitchen refurbishment near Cove, GU14 0
kitchen refurbishment near Rotten Green, GU51 1
property refurbishment near West Heath, GU14 8
house refurbishments near Crookham Village, GU51 5
renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather 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 new home you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many 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 extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact 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 should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also 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 may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly 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 verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included