The Extensions Specialists Arborfield
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 Contractors in London?
- 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 very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the right cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included