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:kitchen renovation near Camberley, GU15 2
house renovation near Crawley Hill, GU15 2
bathroom renovations near Frimley Ridge, GU15 1
garage conversion near Frimley, GU16 9
refurbishment company near Heatherside, GU15 1
renovation near York Town, GU15 3
house renovation near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
renovation near Blackwater, GU17 9
home improvement near College Town, GU47 0
house renovation near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you should just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often since 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 people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive 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 home builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some hints as to what the ideal price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. 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 dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included 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 unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included