The Extensions Specialists Widmoor, SL1 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 Widmoor, SL1 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 Widmoor
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:property refurbishment near Widmoor, SL1 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to build 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 brand-new home contractors 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 properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial 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 realistic, there is also a big variety in the cost of many products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely 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 with present customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never 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 an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of