The Extensions Specialists Lower Earley, RG6 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 Lower Earley, RG6 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 Lower Earley
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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kitchen renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
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renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the right rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in reality 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the cost of many products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of