The Loft extension Specialists Whitley 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 Whitley Wood, RG2 8 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 Whitley 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension since 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 remodelling tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding what the right price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential 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 only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially 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 extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend 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 methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of