The Extensions Specialists Lent
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 Lent, SL1 7 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 Lent
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:kitchen refurbishment near Lent, SL1 7
house renovation near Burnham, SL1 7
kitchen refurbishment near Taplow, SL6 0
kitchen refurbishment near Lent Rise, SL1 7
garage conversion near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
kitchen renovation near Rose Hill, SL1 8
renovation near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
renovation near Cippenham, SL1 5
property refurbishment near Britwell, SL2 1
house refurbishments near Lake End, SL4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with strategies 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 a really high probability that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the right rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially 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 fact it might really be very 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 with current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that 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 recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may 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 consisted of