The Extensions Specialists Widmoor
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 Widmoor, SL1 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 Widmoor
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:house renovation near Widmoor, SL1 8
house refurbishments near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
renovation near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
house renovation near Hedsor, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Wooburn Common, HP10 0
renovation near Wooburn, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Cores End, HP10 0
kitchen renovation near Littleworth Common, SL1 8
house refurbishments near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
house refurbishments near Cookham, SL6 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding what the best cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge range in the cost of many products that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information 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 wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included