The Extensions Specialists Farnborough, GU14 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 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?
- 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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties 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 most affordable quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals 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 remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included