The Extensions Specialists Sheepridge, SL7 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 Sheepridge, SL7 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 Sheepridge
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:property refurbishment near Sheepridge, SL7 3
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since 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 house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive 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 comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the best price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge range in the cost of many items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Existing 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of