The Terraced house extension Specialists Byfleet
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an terraced house extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does terraced house extension all over Byfleet, KT14 6 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of terraced house 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 Byfleet
Most terraced house 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 Terraced house extension Consultation
We offer free terraced house 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 terraced house extension in terraced house 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:property refurbishment near Byfleet, KT14 6
garage conversion near Brooklands, KT13 0
renovation near West Byfleet, KT14 6
kitchen refurbishment near New Haw, KT15 2
garage conversion near Ridgway, GU22 8
kitchen refurbishment near Row Town, KT15 1
house renovation near Woodham, KT15 3
garage conversion near Hamm Moor, KT15 2
kitchen renovation near Pyrford, GU22 8
house refurbishments near Rowhill, KT15 1
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 picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often since 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 pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 jargon 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 higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s easy for builders to give 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 waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of