The Extensions Specialists St Johns, GU22 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 St Johns, GU22 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 St Johns
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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different 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 typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans 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 an extremely high probability that will lead to additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the best cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the cost of many products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased 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 often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included