The Extensions Specialists Play Hatch, RG4 9
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?
- 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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refurbishment company near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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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 saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to what the best rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want 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 should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly 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 reality it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods 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 uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of