The Extensions Specialists Whitley Wood
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 Whitley Wood, RG2 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 Whitley Wood
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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to what the best cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 practical, there is also a huge variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of