The Extensions Specialists Stanford End, RG7 1
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 Stanford End, RG7 1 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 Stanford End
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 frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just 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 a really high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want 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 must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so ensure 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 methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included