The Extensions Specialists Camberley
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 Camberley, GU15 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 Camberley
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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included