The Extensions Specialists Bockmer End
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 Bockmer End, SL7 2 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 Bockmer End
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.
Nearby areas we cover:refurbishment company near Bockmer End, SL7 2
house renovation near Marlow Common, SL7 2
house refurbishments near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
renovation near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
property refurbishment near Danesfield, SL7 2
refurbishment company near Medmenham, SL7 2
refurbishment company near Hambleden, RG9 6
bathroom renovations near Mill End, RG9 6
refurbishment company near Hurley Bottom, SL6 5
renovation near Hurley, SL6 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just 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 very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding what the right cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Present 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included