The Extensions Specialists Fox Lane
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 Fox Lane, GU14 9 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 Fox Lane
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:renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
home improvement near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
bathroom renovations near Hawley, GU17 9
house refurbishments near West Heath, GU14 8
kitchen renovation near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
house renovation near Blackwater, GU17 9
renovation near Rafborough, GU14 0
house renovation near Cove, GU14 0
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
property refurbishment near Southwood, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming 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, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy 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 contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included