The Extensions Specialists Stroude, GU25 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 Stroude, GU25 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 Stroude
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 typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints regarding what the right rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired 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 used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend 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 very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included