The Extensions Specialists Littleton, TW17 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 Littleton, TW17 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 Littleton
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:kitchen refurbishment near Littleton, TW17 0
home improvement near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
renovation near Shepperton, TW17 0
garage conversion near Charlton, TW17 0
home improvement near Laleham, TW18 1
kitchen refurbishment near Ashford Common, TW15 1
garage conversion near Littleton Common, TW15 1
property refurbishment near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
house renovation near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
bathroom renovations near Ashford, TW15 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical 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 duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may 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 talking with existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a couple of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Current customers 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 dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever 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 critical to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of