The Extensions Specialists Ashford Common
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 Ashford Common, TW15 1 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 Ashford Common
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 Contractors in London?
- 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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garage conversion near Laleham, TW18 1
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations 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 contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to 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 look competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. 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 existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a 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 better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home 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 might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify 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 a terrific way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included