The Loft extension Specialists Stanford End
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 Stanford End, 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 Stanford End
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 Stanford End, RG7 1
house refurbishments near Beech Hill, RG7 2
property refurbishment near Riseley, RG7 1
renovation near Swallowfield, RG7 1
house renovation near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Grazeley, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Heckfield, RG27 0
property refurbishment near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Poundgreen, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Bramshill, RG27 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings 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 lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 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 understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included