The Extensions Specialists Woodley, RG5 3
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 Woodley, RG5 3 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 Woodley
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:property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
property refurbishment near Earley, RG6 7
bathroom renovations near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
kitchen refurbishment near Woodley Green, RG5 4
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen renovation near Winnersh, RG41 5
kitchen refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Sonning, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many products that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present 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 dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never 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 critical to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included