The Extensions Specialists Lower Earley, RG6 3
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 Earley, RG6 3 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 Earley
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
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive 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 only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Picking 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 a mistake 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment 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 sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available 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 actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of