The Single storey extension Specialists Abbey Mead
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an single storey extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does single storey extension all over Abbey Mead, KT16 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of single storey extension 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 Abbey Mead
Most single storey extension 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 Single storey extension Consultation
We offer free single storey extension 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 single storey extension in single storey extension 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 Abbey Mead, KT16 8
kitchen refurbishment near Chertsey, KT16 8
kitchen refurbishment near Laleham, TW18 1
kitchen refurbishment near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
renovation near Addlestonemoor, KT15 2
garage conversion near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
kitchen renovation near Shepperton, TW17 0
home improvement near Addlestone, KT15 1
garage conversion near Knowle Green, TW18 2
bathroom renovations near Thorpe Green, TW20 8
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 difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently 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 detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood 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 dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake 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 few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be very misleading. 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 present clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of