The Extensions Specialists Play Hatch, 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 Play Hatch, 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 Play Hatch
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 refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of many items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must 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 in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of