The Extensions Specialists Coley, RG2 0
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 Coley, RG2 0 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 Coley
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:kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
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house renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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property refurbishment near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied 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 really high probability that will lead to extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital 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 a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of many products that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should 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 fact it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Present clients will provide 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded 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 products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included