The Extensions Specialists Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower Caversham
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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential 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 comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of many items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling 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
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of