The Extensions Specialists Farnborough, GU14 6
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 Farnborough, GU14 6 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 Farnborough
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 South Farnborough, GU14 6
property refurbishment near Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen renovation near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
house renovation near North Camp, GU14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Mytchett, GU16 6
renovation near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
home improvement near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
kitchen refurbishment near Ash Vale, GU12 5
home improvement near Rafborough, GU14 0
kitchen renovation near Cove, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the expense of many items that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for contractors 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 bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some 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 person who prepares and presents 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 crucial to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out 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 method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of