The Extensions Specialists Farnborough
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 Farnborough, GU14 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 Farnborough
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:bathroom renovations near South Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Farnborough, GU14 6
house renovation near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
house refurbishments near North Camp, GU14 6
garage conversion near Mytchett, GU16 6
bathroom renovations near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
garage conversion near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
garage conversion near Ash Vale, GU12 5
refurbishment company near Rafborough, GU14 0
home improvement near Cove, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that 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 remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available 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 look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of