The Extensions Specialists Clewer Village
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 Clewer Village, SL4 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 Clewer Village
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:bathroom renovations near Clewer Village, SL4 5
house refurbishments near Eton, SL4 6
garage conversion near Clewer New Town, SL4 3
renovation near South Field, SL4 6
garage conversion near Windsor, SL4 1
house renovation near Dedworth, SL4 5
property refurbishment near Eton Wick, SL4 6
garage conversion near Boveney, SL4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Spital, SL4 3
property refurbishment near Chalvey, SL1 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, 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 reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Current 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … 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 vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods 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 great method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of