The Extensions Specialists Crawley 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 Crawley Hill, GU15 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 Crawley 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 Camberley, GU15 2
renovation near Crawley Hill, GU15 2
renovation near Frimley Ridge, GU15 1
property refurbishment near Frimley, GU16 9
garage conversion near Heatherside, GU15 1
house refurbishments near York Town, GU15 3
home improvement near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
kitchen refurbishment near Blackwater, GU17 9
kitchen renovation near College Town, GU47 0
house renovation near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation 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 an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of many items that might be considered reasonable. 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 appearance competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never 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 vital to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included