The Extensions Specialists Stanford End
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 Stanford End, RG7 1 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 Stanford End
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 Contractors in London?
- 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 Stanford End, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Beech Hill, RG7 2
house renovation near Riseley, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Swallowfield, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Grazeley, RG7 1
house renovation near Heckfield, RG27 0
bathroom renovations near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
renovation near Poundgreen, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Bramshill, RG27 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial 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 just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly 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 very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of