The Extensions Specialists Ashford Common, TW15 1
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Ashford Common, TW15 1 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions 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 Ashford Common
Most extensions 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 Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions 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 extensions in extensions 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 very frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary develop and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you need to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important 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 a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly 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 reality it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever 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 important to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of