The Extensions Specialists Dowlesgreen, RG40 1
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 Dowlesgreen, RG40 1 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 Dowlesgreen
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 Dowlesgreen, RG40 1
kitchen renovation near Matthewsgreen, RG41 1
property refurbishment near Wokingham, RG41 2
renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
house refurbishments near Eastheath, RG41 2
kitchen renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Popeswood, RG12 8
home improvement near Amen Corner, RG12 8
kitchen renovation near The Throat, RG40 3
renovation near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints regarding what the right rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might 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 vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very 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 a great way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included