The Extensions Specialists Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
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 Thorpe Lea, TW20 8 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 Thorpe Lea
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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house refurbishments near Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
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home improvement near Staines, TW18 4
garage conversion near Egham, TW20 0
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that 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 has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas as to what the right cost is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want 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 need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s simple 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 home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current customers will provide 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted 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 included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included