The Extensions Specialists New Cross
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 New Cross, RG9 4 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 New Cross
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 Contractors in London?
- 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 renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
garage conversion near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
garage conversion near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
garage conversion near Wargrave, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
home improvement near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 crucial to make sure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of