The Extensions Specialists Littleton, TW17 0
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, TW17 0 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
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:bathroom renovations near Littleton, TW17 0
kitchen refurbishment near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
home improvement near Shepperton, TW17 0
home improvement near Charlton, TW17 0
kitchen refurbishment near Laleham, TW18 1
bathroom renovations near Littleton Common, TW15 1
bathroom renovations near Ashford Common, TW15 1
kitchen refurbishment near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
kitchen refurbishment near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
renovation near Ashford, TW15 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans 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 an extremely high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Present customers 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 handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included