The Extensions Specialists Ashford Common
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 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 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 Ashford Common
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you must just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital 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 an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of items that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of