The Extensions Specialists Stoke Green, SL2 4
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 Stoke Green, SL2 4 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 Stoke Green
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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kitchen renovation near Wexham Street, SL3 6
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bathroom renovations near George Green, SL3 6
bathroom renovations near Manor Park, SL1 3
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding what the right rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group 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 process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of