The Extensions Specialists Addlestone
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 Addlestone, KT15 1 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 Addlestone
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 Contractors in London?
- 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.
Nearby areas we cover:home improvement near Addlestone, KT15 1
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kitchen refurbishment near Row Town, KT15 1
property refurbishment near Rowhill, KT15 1
kitchen refurbishment near New Haw, KT15 2
kitchen renovation near Hamm Moor, KT15 2
property refurbishment near Chertsey, KT16 8
house renovation near Ottershaw, KT16 0
kitchen renovation near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Brooklands, KT13 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop 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 brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints as to what the best cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain 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
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however 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