The Extensions Specialists Knowl Hill
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 Knowl Hill, RG10 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 Knowl Hill
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 Knowl Hill, RG10 9
garage conversion near Warren Row, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Kiln Green, RG10 9
home improvement near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
kitchen renovation near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
kitchen refurbishment near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
kitchen renovation near Holloway, SL6 3
house renovation near The Holt, RG10 9
garage conversion near Bowsey Hill, RG10 8
house refurbishments near Holly Cross, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive 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 in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding what the best cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of many products that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered 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 truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of 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 a fantastic method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included