The Extensions Specialists Lucas Green, GU24 9
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 Lucas Green, GU24 9 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 Lucas Green
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 renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as 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 even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the best price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing 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 excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of