The Extensions Specialists Arborfield, RG2 9
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 Arborfield, RG2 9 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 Arborfield
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
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues as to what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake 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 few terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should 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 look competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out 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 confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included