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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may 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 vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included