The Extensions Specialists Hambleden
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 Hambleden, RG9 6 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 Hambleden
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:bathroom renovations near Hambleden, RG9 6
renovation near Mill End, RG9 6
property refurbishment near Greenlands, RG9 3
renovation near Aston, RG9 3
house renovation near Remenham, RG9 3
house renovation near Medmenham, SL7 2
house refurbishments near Bockmer End, SL7 2
bathroom renovations near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
kitchen refurbishment near Danesfield, SL7 2
home improvement near Marlow Common, SL7 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered 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 really high likelihood that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some hints as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future problems if in truth 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the information of a few customers who they understand 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 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 couple of existing customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included