The Extensions Specialists Barkham, RG41 4
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Barkham, RG41 4 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of 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 Barkham
Most 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 Extensions Consultation
We offer free 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?
- Specialists in extensions in 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
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 need to be really mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in truth the builder has 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never 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 critical to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of