The Extensions Specialists Shiplake Row, 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 Shiplake Row, 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 Shiplake Row
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.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
home improvement near Shiplake, RG9 4
renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
house renovation near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different 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 renovation tasks; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing 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 illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought 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 reality it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Existing customers will offer 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate 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 assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of