The Extensions Specialists Lent, SL1 7
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?
- 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 refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the best cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending 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 need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous items that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included