The Extensions Specialists Temple
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 Temple, SL7 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 Temple
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:garage conversion near Temple, SL7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Bigfrith, SL6 6
property refurbishment near Bisham, SL7 1
home improvement near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
home improvement near Hurley Bottom, SL6 5
kitchen refurbishment near Hurley, SL6 5
house refurbishments near Applehouse Hill, SL6 6
bathroom renovations near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
bathroom renovations near Marlow, SL7 1
renovation near Pinkneys Green, SL6 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues as to what the right cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical 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 only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have been 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 provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised 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 in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included