The Extensions Specialists Littleton Common, TW15 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 Littleton Common, TW15 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 Littleton 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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Ashford Common, TW15 1
garage conversion near Littleton Common, TW15 1
renovation near Charlton, TW17 0
renovation near Ashford, TW15 2
kitchen refurbishment near Littleton, TW17 0
house renovation near West Bedfont, TW14 8
renovation near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
property refurbishment near Shepperton, TW17 0
home improvement near Laleham, TW18 1
garage conversion near Knowle Green, TW18 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding what the best rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be very deceptive. 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 clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may 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 many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included