The Extensions Specialists Whiteknights, 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 Whiteknights, 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 Whiteknights
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 typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some ideas regarding what the right price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial 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 comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the details of a few customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … 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 important to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included