The Extensions Specialists Temple
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 Temple, SL7 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 Temple
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 really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
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 need to be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding what the best rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future issues 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 couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present customers will give 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 main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included