The House extensions Specialists Langley Common
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 Langley Common, RG2 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 Langley Common
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included