The Extensions Specialists Sheerwater, GU21 5
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 Sheerwater, GU21 5 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 Sheerwater
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:home improvement near Sheerwater, GU21 5
renovation near Woodham, KT15 3
kitchen refurbishment near Pyrford, GU22 8
house renovation near West Byfleet, KT14 6
bathroom renovations near Ridgway, GU22 8
house renovation near Maybury, GU22 7
house refurbishments near Woking, GU22 7
house refurbishments near Pyrford Green, GU22 8
home improvement near Pyrford Village, GU22 8
house renovation near Ottershaw, KT16 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Current customers will offer 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 daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included