The Extensions Specialists Salt Hill, SL1 3
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 Salt Hill, SL1 3 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 Salt Hill
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 remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect 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 new house you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct 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 brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a couple 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 offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of