The Extensions Specialists Sonning, RG4 6
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 Sonning, RG4 6 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 Sonning
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:property refurbishment near Sonning, RG4 6
house refurbishments near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
bathroom renovations near Play Hatch, RG4 9
house refurbishments near Charvil, RG10 9
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
house refurbishments near Woodley Green, RG5 4
kitchen refurbishment near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact 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 definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially 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 may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included