The Extensions Specialists South Farnborough
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 South Farnborough, GU14 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 South Farnborough
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 Farnborough, GU14 6
garage conversion near South Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
house renovation near North Camp, GU14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Mytchett, GU16 6
bathroom renovations near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
home improvement near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
house refurbishments near Ash Vale, GU12 5
renovation near Rafborough, GU14 0
kitchen renovation near Cove, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Present clients will offer 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly 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 a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included