The Extensions Specialists Farnham Common
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 Farnham Common, SL2 3 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 Farnham Common
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 renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of