The Extensions Specialists Lake End
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 Lake End, SL4 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 Lake End
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 Lake End, SL4 6
bathroom renovations near Dorney Reach, SL6 0
garage conversion near Dorney, SL4 6
renovation near Bray, SL6 2
home improvement near Lent Rise, SL1 7
refurbishment company near Cippenham, SL1 5
refurbishment company near Eton Wick, SL4 6
kitchen renovation near Boveney, SL4 6
kitchen renovation near Bray Wick, SL6 1
kitchen refurbishment near Oakley Green, SL4 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with 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 important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some hints regarding what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never 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 crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included