The Extensions Specialists Knowl Hill
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 Knowl Hill, RG10 9 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 Knowl 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 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the best price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so ensure 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 very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included