The House extensions Specialists Chertsey Meads
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 Chertsey Meads, KT16 8 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 Chertsey Meads
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:renovation near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Chertsey, KT16 8
kitchen renovation near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
bathroom renovations near Addlestonemoor, KT15 2
refurbishment company near Laleham, TW18 1
garage conversion near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
refurbishment company near Shepperton, TW17 0
house renovation near Addlestone, KT15 1
kitchen renovation near Hamm Moor, KT15 2
property refurbishment near Littleton, TW17 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating 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 incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since 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; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
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 careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of