The Extensions Specialists Birch Hill, RG12 7
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 Birch Hill, RG12 7 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 Birch Hill
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.
Nearby areas we cover:property refurbishment near Birch Hill, RG12 7
kitchen refurbishment near Hanworth, RG12 7
kitchen refurbishment near Crown Wood, RG12 9
renovation near Easthampstead, RG12 7
house renovation near Harmans Water, RG12 9
kitchen renovation near Great Hollands, RG12 8
renovation near Bracknell, RG12 7
home improvement near Wildridings, RG12 7
garage conversion near Bullbrook, RG12 2
house refurbishments near Priestwood, RG42 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly 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 look competitive when in fact it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important 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 omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly 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 a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of