The House extensions Specialists College Town
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 College Town, GU47 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 College Town
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:renovation near College Town, GU47 0
house renovation near Owlsmoor, GU47 0
bathroom renovations near Frogmore, GU17 0
renovation near Sandhurst, GU47 9
renovation near Blackwater, GU17 9
refurbishment company near Darby Green, GU17 0
kitchen refurbishment near Little Sandhurst, GU47 8
refurbishment company near York Town, GU15 3
property refurbishment near Hawley, GU17 9
house renovation near Cricket Hill, GU46 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting 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 enjoy a tension complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the right price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 sensible, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never 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 important to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included