The House extensions Specialists Cold Harbour
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 Cold Harbour, SL6 3 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 Cold Harbour
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:bathroom renovations near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
house refurbishments near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
kitchen renovation near Knowl Hill, RG10 9
kitchen renovation near Kiln Green, RG10 9
bathroom renovations near Woodlands Park, SL6 3
kitchen refurbishment near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
property refurbishment near Altmore, SL6 3
kitchen renovation near White Waltham, SL6 3
home improvement near Holloway, SL6 3
property refurbishment near Warren Row, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs 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 great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly 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 confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of