The Extensions Specialists Normandy, GU3 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 Normandy, GU3 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 Normandy
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:property refurbishment near Normandy, GU3 2
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kitchen renovation near Littlefield Common, GU3 3
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renovation near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some hints regarding what the best price is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 practical, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of 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 great method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of