The Extensions Specialists St Johns, GU22 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 St Johns, GU22 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 St Johns
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints regarding what the right price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly 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 reality it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current clients 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 main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of