The Extensions Specialists Ashford
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, TW15 2 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
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:house refurbishments near Ashford, TW15 2
garage conversion near Staines, TW18 4
kitchen refurbishment near Knowle Green, TW18 2
house refurbishments near Ashford Common, TW15 1
bathroom renovations near Littleton Common, TW15 1
home improvement near West Bedfont, TW14 8
home improvement near Stanwell, TW19 7
garage conversion near Charlton, TW17 0
home improvement near Littleton, TW17 0
home improvement near Laleham, TW18 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out 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 omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of