The Extensions Specialists Cold Harbour, SL6 3
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 Cold Harbour, SL6 3 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 Cold Harbour
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.
Nearby areas we cover:bathroom renovations near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
kitchen refurbishment near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
bathroom renovations near Knowl Hill, RG10 9
garage conversion near Kiln Green, RG10 9
bathroom renovations near Woodlands Park, SL6 3
kitchen refurbishment near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
kitchen renovation near Altmore, SL6 3
renovation near White Waltham, SL6 3
bathroom renovations near Holloway, SL6 3
garage conversion near Warren Row, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality the builder has actually 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 number of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential 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 comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Existing customers will give 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included