The Extensions Specialists College Town
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 College Town, GU47 0 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 College Town
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:home improvement near College Town, GU47 0
kitchen renovation near Owlsmoor, GU47 0
property refurbishment near Frogmore, GU17 0
renovation near Sandhurst, GU47 9
home improvement near Blackwater, GU17 9
house renovation near Darby Green, GU17 0
home improvement near Little Sandhurst, GU47 8
garage conversion near York Town, GU15 3
kitchen renovation near Hawley, GU17 9
kitchen renovation near Cricket Hill, GU46 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included 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 best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints regarding what the right price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included