The Extensions Specialists New Cross
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 New Cross, RG9 4 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 New Cross
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:bathroom renovations near New Cross, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
garage conversion near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house refurbishments near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
bathroom renovations near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
garage conversion near Wargrave, RG10 8
garage conversion near Harpsden, RG9 4
garage conversion near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities 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 and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the best price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially 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 reality it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure 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 excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included 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 fantastic method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of