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:renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
refurbishment company near Sonning, RG4 6
renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
home improvement near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near Shiplake, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies 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 probability that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should 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 fact it might really be extremely deceptive. 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 simple for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may 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 vital to make sure 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 left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of