The Loft extension Specialists Spencers Wood
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 Spencers Wood, RG7 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 Spencers Wood
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 Spencers Wood, RG7 1
house refurbishments near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
house refurbishments near Grazeley, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Poundgreen, RG7 1
renovation near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
house refurbishments near Swallowfield, RG7 1
house renovation near Beech Hill, RG7 2
renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different 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 renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially 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 desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest 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 make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed 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 start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of