The House extensions Specialists Eton
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 Eton, SL4 6 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 Eton
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:home improvement near Eton, SL4 6
bathroom renovations near Clewer Village, SL4 5
renovation near Windsor, SL4 1
kitchen refurbishment near South Field, SL4 6
garage conversion near Clewer New Town, SL4 3
refurbishment company near Datchet, SL3 9
property refurbishment near Chalvey, SL1 2
property refurbishment near Eton Wick, SL4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Dedworth, SL4 5
garage conversion near Spital, SL4 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch 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 often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just 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 really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding what the best rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause 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 faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Current clients will offer 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 building business will have a team of people 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 remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included