The Extensions Specialists Ash Vale
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 Ash Vale, GU12 5 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 Ash Vale
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:kitchen renovation near Ash Vale, GU12 5
house renovation near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
property refurbishment near North Camp, GU14 6
bathroom renovations near Ash, GU12 5
property refurbishment near Farnborough, GU14 6
garage conversion near South Farnborough, GU14 6
refurbishment company near Mytchett, GU16 6
renovation near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
kitchen renovation near Frimley Green, GU16 6
house refurbishments near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied 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 cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some clues as to what the right rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included