The Extensions Specialists Farnborough
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 Farnborough, GU14 6 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 Farnborough
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 Farnborough, GU14 6
house refurbishments near South Farnborough, GU14 6
property refurbishment near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
kitchen renovation near North Camp, GU14 6
refurbishment company near Mytchett, GU16 6
property refurbishment near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
property refurbishment near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
bathroom renovations near Ash Vale, GU12 5
kitchen refurbishment near Cove, GU14 0
garage conversion near Rafborough, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key 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 understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the expense of many items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be really 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 with current customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included