The Extensions Specialists Stanford 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 Stanford End, RG7 1 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 Stanford 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the right cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth the builder has 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of many products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know 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 just going to provide you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest 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 an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify 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 consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included