The Extensions Specialists Harpsden
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 Harpsden, 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 Harpsden
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to what the right cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of