The Extensions Specialists Littlefield Common, GU3 3
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 Littlefield Common, GU3 3 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 Littlefield Common
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 remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick 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 drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the best rate is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, 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 methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included