The Extensions Specialists Shiplake Row, RG9 4
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 Shiplake Row, RG9 4 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 Shiplake Row
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 very frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough 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 only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality the builder has 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 few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included