The Loft extension Specialists Whiteknights, RG1 5
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 Whiteknights, RG1 5 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 Whiteknights
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?
- 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
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should 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 fact it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included