The Extensions Specialists Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 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 Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 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 Waltham St Lawrence
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
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however 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 comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items 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 illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly 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 appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically 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 only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included