The Extensions Specialists Laleham, TW18 1
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 Laleham, TW18 1 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 Laleham
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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renovation near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods 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 a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of