The Extensions Specialists Medmenham, SL7 2
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 Medmenham, SL7 2 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 Medmenham
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
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might 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 talking to present clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included