The Extensions Specialists Great Lea Common, RG7 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 Great Lea Common, RG7 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 Great Lea Common
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas regarding what the right cost is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in truth the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of lots of products that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to 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 fact it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … 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 critical to make sure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included