The Extensions Specialists Harpsden, 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 Harpsden, 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 Harpsden
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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many products that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever 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 vital to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of