The Extensions Specialists Coley
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 Coley, RG2 0 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 Coley
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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
bathroom renovations near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough 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 lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of many products that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Existing clients 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 dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included