The Extensions Specialists Mattingley, RG27 8
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 Mattingley, RG27 8 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 Mattingley
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 renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension because 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 contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause 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 few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought 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 utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might 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 talking with existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Present clients will give 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … 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 important to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included