The Extensions Specialists Carter’s Hill, RG41 5
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 Carter’s Hill, RG41 5 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 Carter’s Hill
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
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the right price is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the expense of numerous products that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to 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 truth it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised 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 at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded 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 celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of