The House extensions Specialists Sheepridge
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 Sheepridge, SL7 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 Sheepridge
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:house refurbishments near Sheepridge, SL7 3
bathroom renovations near Fern, SL8 5
home improvement near Well End, SL8 5
renovation near Little Marlow, SL7 3
renovation near Bourne End, SL8 5
house renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
bathroom renovations near Wooburn, HP10 0
home improvement near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
house refurbishments near Hedsor, HP10 0
bathroom renovations near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the right rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the expense of many products that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Present customers will provide 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included