The Extensions Specialists Fox Lane, GU14 9
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 Fox Lane, GU14 9 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 Fox Lane
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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because 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 builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints as to what the right cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must 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 look competitive when in truth it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included