The House extensions Specialists Stanford End
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 Stanford End, RG7 1 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 Stanford End
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much various 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; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality 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 few terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment 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 an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. 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 handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included