The Extensions Specialists Crowsley, RG9 4
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 Crowsley, RG9 4 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 Crowsley
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake 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 number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Existing clients 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 handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways 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 terrific way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included