The Extensions Specialists Windsor, SL4 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 Windsor, SL4 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 Windsor
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:garage conversion near Windsor, SL4 1
kitchen renovation near Clewer New Town, SL4 3
renovation near Eton, SL4 6
house renovation near Clewer Village, SL4 5
bathroom renovations near Spital, SL4 3
house refurbishments near Dedworth, SL4 5
garage conversion near Datchet, SL3 9
house renovation near Clewer Green, SL4 4
property refurbishment near South Field, SL4 6
property refurbishment near Eton Wick, SL4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often 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 extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has made an error 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 few terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be very misleading. 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 existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a few customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included