The Extensions Specialists Farnborough Street
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 Street, GU14 8 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 Street
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free build and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality the builder has 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 must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the expense of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give 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 existing clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of