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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding what the right rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential 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 a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially 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!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never 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 crucial to ensure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of