The Extensions Specialists Carter’s 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 Carter’s Hill, RG41 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 Carter’s 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:home improvement near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to build 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that 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 people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding what the best rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide 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 few current customers. Present clients 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning 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 verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of