The Extensions Specialists Englefield Green, TW20 0
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 Englefield Green, TW20 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 Englefield Green
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 remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues regarding what the best price is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error 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 few terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Current customers 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 primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of