The Extensions Specialists Swallowfield, 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 Swallowfield, 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 Swallowfield
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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home improvement near Beech Hill, RG7 2
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garage conversion near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
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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 saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually 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 actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the right price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in reality the builder has 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets 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 often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many 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
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included