The Extensions Specialists Sonning, RG4 6
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 Sonning, RG4 6 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 Sonning
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:property refurbishment near Sonning, RG4 6
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kitchen renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
refurbishment company near Woodley Green, RG5 4
renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the cost of many products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available 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 look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify 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 celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of