The House extensions Specialists Blacknest
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house extensions all over Blacknest, SL5 0 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house 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 Blacknest
Most house 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 House extensions Consultation
We offer free house 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 house extensions in house 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:bathroom renovations near Tittenhurst, SL5 0
bathroom renovations near Blacknest, SL5 0
garage conversion near Sunningdale, SL5 0
renovation near Shrubs Hill, SL5 0
renovation near The Rise, SL5 0
property refurbishment near Cheapside, SL5 7
garage conversion near Sunninghill, SL5 7
garage conversion near Broomhall, SL5 9
renovation near Scotswood, SL5 9
renovation near Ascot, SL5 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been provided with strategies 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 a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some hints as to what the best cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important 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
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included