The Extensions Specialists Hambleden, RG9 6
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?
- 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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renovation near Bockmer End, SL7 2
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically 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 thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints regarding what the best rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 lingo 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 risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation 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 a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of many products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Existing customers will provide 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may 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 guarantee an effective result, so make sure 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 exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included