The Extensions Specialists Cranbourne
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 Cranbourne, SL4 4 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 Cranbourne
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:garage conversion near Cranbourne, SL4 4
garage conversion near Winkfield Place, SL4 4
house refurbishments near Woodside, SL4 2
house renovation near Winkfield, SL4 4
kitchen refurbishment near Wood End, SL5 7
renovation near Brookside, SL5 8
property refurbishment near Maiden's Green, RG42 6
kitchen renovation near Village, The, SL4 2
bathroom renovations near Winkfield Row, RG42 7
kitchen refurbishment near Clewer Green, SL4 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to 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 number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may 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 with current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify 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 celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included