The Extensions Specialists Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower Caversham
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 refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the best price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment 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 reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, 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 develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. 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 probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of