The Extensions Specialists Shrubs Hill, SL5 0
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 Shrubs Hill, SL5 0 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 Shrubs 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.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near Shrubs Hill, SL5 0
kitchen renovation near Sunningdale, SL5 0
property refurbishment near Tittenhurst, SL5 0
bathroom renovations near Blacknest, SL5 0
property refurbishment near Broomhall, SL5 9
house refurbishments near The Rise, SL5 0
renovation near Scotswood, SL5 9
bathroom renovations near Knowle Hill, GU25 4
kitchen refurbishment near Cheapside, SL5 7
property refurbishment near Longcross, KT16 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues as to exactly what the best price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts 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 assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of many products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must 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 actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of