The Extensions Specialists Lake End
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 Lake End, SL4 6 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 Lake End
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 Lake End, SL4 6
kitchen renovation near Dorney Reach, SL6 0
kitchen refurbishment near Dorney, SL4 6
kitchen renovation near Bray, SL6 2
refurbishment company near Lent Rise, SL1 7
garage conversion near Cippenham, SL1 5
garage conversion near Eton Wick, SL4 6
bathroom renovations near Boveney, SL4 6
house refurbishments near Bray Wick, SL6 1
kitchen refurbishment near Oakley Green, SL4 4
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 picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints as to what the right rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact 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 to present clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of