The Extensions Specialists Play Hatch
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 Play Hatch, RG4 9 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 Play Hatch
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 Contractors in London?
- 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:property refurbishment near Play Hatch, RG4 9
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
home improvement near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
garage conversion near Emmer Green, RG4 6
home improvement near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near New Cross, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding what the ideal price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably 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 number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation 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 duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact 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 understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective 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
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included