The Extensions Specialists Cockpole Green, RG10 8
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 Cockpole Green, RG10 8 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 Cockpole Green
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 renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to what the best rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to 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 reality it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted 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 excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of