The Extensions Specialists Lower Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake
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
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should 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 appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included