The Extensions Specialists Widmoor, SL1 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 Widmoor, SL1 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 Widmoor
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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders 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 person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing 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 validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of