The Attic extension Specialists Hambleden
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic extension all over Hambleden, RG9 6 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic extension 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 Hambleden
Most attic extension 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 Attic extension Consultation
We offer free attic extension 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 Contractors in London?
- Specialists in attic extension in attic extension 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:kitchen refurbishment near Hambleden, RG9 6
kitchen refurbishment near Mill End, RG9 6
property refurbishment near Greenlands, RG9 3
home improvement near Aston, RG9 3
house refurbishments near Remenham, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near Medmenham, SL7 2
house refurbishments near Bockmer End, SL7 2
kitchen renovation near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
property refurbishment near Danesfield, SL7 2
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders 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 comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is only 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 really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues as to what the right price is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact 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 should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan 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 need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous items that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly 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 example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included