The Extensions Specialists Crowsley, RG9 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 Crowsley, RG9 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 Crowsley
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:house renovation near Crowsley, RG9 4
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property refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
home improvement near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
property refurbishment near Play Hatch, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders 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 very high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many products that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary 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 many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included