The Extensions Specialists Whitley Wood
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 Whitley Wood, RG2 8 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 Whitley Wood
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing 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 probability that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some clues as to what the best rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 sometimes used to make a quote appearance 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 crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders 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 provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of