The Loft extension Specialists The Holt
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 The Holt, RG10 9 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 The Holt
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive 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 substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues as to exactly what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included