The Extensions Specialists Heathlands, RG40 3
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 Heathlands, RG40 3 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 Heathlands
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 Heathlands, RG40 3
home improvement near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
renovation near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
renovation near Honey Hill, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
home improvement near Wick Hill, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near The Throat, RG40 3
renovation near Crowthorne, RG45 6
garage conversion near The Ridges, RG40 3
house refurbishments near Eastheath, RG41 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop 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 renovation projects; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues as to what the right rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the expense of many products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful 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 exactly 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 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, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of