The Extensions Specialists The Mount, RG1 5
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 The Mount, RG1 5 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 The Mount
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:home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
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kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
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bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town could 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 uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included 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 more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly 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 great way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included