The Terraced house extension Specialists Lower Woodend
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 Lower Woodend, SL7 2 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 Lower Woodend
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must 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 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 with current clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand 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 best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included