The Extensions Specialists Cricket Hill, GU46 6
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 Cricket Hill, GU46 6 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 Cricket Hill
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.
Nearby areas we cover:kitchen renovation near Cricket Hill, GU46 6
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial 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 duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information 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 current customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever 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 make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of