The Extensions Specialists Shinfield, RG2 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 Shinfield, RG2 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 Shinfield
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:kitchen refurbishment near Shinfield, RG2 9
home improvement near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
house renovation near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house refurbishments near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Arborfield, RG2 9
house refurbishments near Whitley, RG2 0
renovation near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to what the best price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … 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 crucial to ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of