The Extensions Specialists Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
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 Thorpe Lea, TW20 8 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 Thorpe Lea
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 Staines, TW18 4
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kitchen refurbishment near Thorpe Green, TW20 8
garage conversion near Thorpe, TW20 8
home improvement near Hythe End, TW19 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation 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 practical, there is also a huge range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be very 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 home builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included