The Extensions Specialists Cores End, HP10 0
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 Cores End, HP10 0 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 Cores End
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:house refurbishments near Wooburn, HP10 0
renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
house renovation near Bourne End, SL8 5
property refurbishment near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
renovation near Hedsor, HP10 0
renovation near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
refurbishment company near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Widmoor, SL1 8
house refurbishments near Wooburn Common, HP10 0
house refurbishments near Fern, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on 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 great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the best rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in 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 absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial 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 comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available 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 often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … 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 make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of