The Extensions Specialists Pondtail, GU51 3
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 Pondtail, GU51 3 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 Pondtail
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:home improvement near Pondtail, GU51 3
bathroom renovations near Fleet, GU51 4
bathroom renovations near Southwood, GU14 0
house renovation near Church Crookham, GU52 6
property refurbishment near Rafborough, GU14 0
house refurbishments near Cove, GU14 0
renovation near Rotten Green, GU51 1
home improvement near West Heath, GU14 8
bathroom renovations near Crookham Village, GU51 5
home improvement near Fox Lane, GU14 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the 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 products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included