The Extensions Specialists Littlestead Green, RG4 9
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 Littlestead Green, RG4 9 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 Littlestead Green
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 Littlestead Green, RG4 9
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kitchen renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Sonning, RG4 6
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to what the best rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want 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 definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical 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 just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 truth it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify 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 great way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of