The Extensions Specialists Hawley 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 Hawley Lane, 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 Hawley 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 Hawley Lane, GU14 8
renovation near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
garage conversion near Fox Lane, GU14 9
property refurbishment near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
house renovation near Hawley, GU17 9
renovation near West Heath, GU14 8
house renovation near York Town, GU15 3
renovation near Frimley, GU16 9
kitchen renovation near Frimley Green, GU16 6
kitchen refurbishment near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that 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 builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make sure 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 ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of