The Extensions Specialists Brands Hill
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 Brands Hill, SL3 8 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 Brands Hill
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 renovation near Brands Hill, SL3 8
kitchen refurbishment near Colnbrook, SL3 0
kitchen renovation near Sutton, SL3 8
house renovation near Horton, SL3 9
bathroom renovations near Datchet Common, SL3 9
kitchen refurbishment near Poyle, SL3 0
garage conversion near Sunnymeads, SL3 9
house renovation near Langley, SL3 7
house renovation near Slough, SL3 7
kitchen refurbishment near Richings Park, SL0 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because 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 jobs; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Present 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 dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods 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 great way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of