The Extensions Specialists Harpsden, RG9 4
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?
- 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:home improvement near Harpsden, RG9 4
home improvement near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
house renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
home improvement near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
bathroom renovations near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in truth 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of many items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of 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 discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included