The Extensions Specialists Mays Green, 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 Mays Green, 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 Mays Green
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 really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger 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 comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big range in the expense of lots of items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included