The Extensions Specialists The Ridges
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 The Ridges, RG40 3 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 The Ridges
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:garage conversion near The Ridges, RG40 3
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house renovation near Wick Hill, RG40 3
house refurbishments near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
kitchen refurbishment near Eversley Cross, RG27 0
renovation near Heathlands, RG40 3
property refurbishment near Eversley Centre, RG27 0
renovation near The Throat, RG40 3
house renovation near Eversley, RG27 0
property refurbishment near Little Sandhurst, GU47 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely misleading. 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 existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Current customers will provide 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included