The Extensions Specialists Finchampstead, RG40 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 Finchampstead, RG40 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 Finchampstead
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:renovation near Finchampstead, RG40 4
renovation near The Ridges, RG40 3
kitchen refurbishment near Wick Hill, RG40 3
garage conversion near Eversley Cross, RG27 0
bathroom renovations near Eversley, RG27 0
property refurbishment near Eversley Centre, RG27 0
kitchen refurbishment near Up Green, RG27 0
kitchen renovation near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
home improvement near Lower Common, RG27 0
kitchen renovation near The Throat, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct 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 uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest 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 substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues regarding what the ideal price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems if in fact the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of