The House extensions Specialists Mill 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 Mill End, RG9 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 Mill 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:bathroom renovations near Mill End, RG9 6
kitchen refurbishment near Greenlands, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near Hambleden, RG9 6
bathroom renovations near Aston, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Remenham, RG9 3
home improvement near Medmenham, SL7 2
property refurbishment near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
garage conversion near Danesfield, SL7 2
bathroom renovations near Bockmer End, SL7 2
garage conversion near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance 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 crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 important to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. 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 most likely expecting that light fittings are included