The Extensions Specialists Southwood, GU14 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 Southwood, GU14 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 Southwood
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 Southwood, GU14 0
home improvement near Rafborough, GU14 0
property refurbishment near Cove, GU14 0
home improvement near West Heath, GU14 8
garage conversion near Pondtail, GU51 3
property refurbishment near Fox Lane, GU14 9
renovation near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
house refurbishments near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
house refurbishments near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
garage conversion near Farnborough, GU14 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house 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 properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding what the best cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a number of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder 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 comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of