The Extensions Specialists Bourne End, SL8 5
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 Bourne End, SL8 5 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 Bourne 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?
- 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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues as to exactly what the best price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality the builder has actually 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical 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 responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the expense of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available 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 often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included