The House extensions Specialists Lake End
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 Lake End, 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 Lake End
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 Lake End, SL4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Dorney Reach, SL6 0
garage conversion near Dorney, SL4 6
house refurbishments near Bray, SL6 2
garage conversion near Lent Rise, SL1 7
renovation near Cippenham, SL1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Eton Wick, SL4 6
kitchen renovation near Boveney, SL4 6
garage conversion near Bray Wick, SL6 1
house refurbishments near Oakley Green, SL4 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 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 comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need 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 truth it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever 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 vital to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of