The Extensions Specialists White Waltham
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 White Waltham, SL6 3 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 White Waltham
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.
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house refurbishments near Touchen-end, SL6 3
home improvement near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered 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 utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a few customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of