The House extensions Specialists Blackwater
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house extensions all over Blackwater, GU17 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house 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 Blackwater
Most house 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 House extensions Consultation
We offer free house 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 house extensions in house 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 refurbishments near Blackwater, GU17 9
kitchen renovation near York Town, GU15 3
house renovation near Hawley, GU17 9
renovation near Frogmore, GU17 0
kitchen renovation near College Town, GU47 0
renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
bathroom renovations near Darby Green, GU17 0
house renovation near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
renovation near Sandhurst, GU47 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial 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 an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide 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 few existing customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included