The Loft extension Specialists Salt Hill
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 Salt Hill, SL1 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 Salt 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 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:renovation near Salt Hill, SL1 3
refurbishment company near Chalvey, SL1 2
garage conversion near Manor Park, SL1 3
kitchen renovation near Cippenham, SL1 5
property refurbishment near Upton, SL1 1
refurbishment company near Upton Lea, SL2 5
renovation near South Field, SL4 6
garage conversion near Britwell, SL2 1
renovation near Eton Wick, SL4 6
kitchen renovation near Stoke Green, SL2 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 few terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial 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 sensible, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of