The Extensions Specialists Earley
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 Earley, RG6 7 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 Earley
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:kitchen refurbishment near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Earley, RG6 3
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Winnersh, RG41 5
renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Sindlesham, RG41 5
renovation near Woodley Green, RG5 4
kitchen refurbishment near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial 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 just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought 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 in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be very 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 present customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
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 structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included