The Extensions Specialists Southwood
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 Southwood, GU14 0 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 Southwood
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 Southwood, GU14 0
bathroom renovations near Cove, GU14 0
property refurbishment near Rafborough, GU14 0
bathroom renovations near West Heath, GU14 8
property refurbishment near Pondtail, GU51 3
renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
bathroom renovations near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
renovation near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
house renovation near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
property refurbishment near Farnborough, GU14 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding what the right price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts 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 higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, 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 realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets 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 in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the ideal 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 better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of 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 terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included