The Bungalow extension Specialists Ashford Common
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an bungalow extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does bungalow extension all over Ashford Common, TW15 1 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of bungalow extension 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 Ashford Common
Most bungalow extension 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 Bungalow extension Consultation
We offer free bungalow extension 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 bungalow extension in bungalow extension 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:property refurbishment near Littleton Common, TW15 1
bathroom renovations near Ashford Common, TW15 1
bathroom renovations near Charlton, TW17 0
property refurbishment near Ashford, TW15 2
house refurbishments near Littleton, TW17 0
property refurbishment near West Bedfont, TW14 8
property refurbishment near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
garage conversion near Shepperton, TW17 0
kitchen refurbishment near Laleham, TW18 1
property refurbishment near Knowle Green, TW18 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies 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 result in extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints regarding what the right cost is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be really 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 to current clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Existing clients will give 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 main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of