The Extensions Specialists The Mount, RG1 5
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 The Mount, RG1 5 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 The Mount
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 refurbishments near The Mount, RG1 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct 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 new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often because 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 upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future issues if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered 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 reality it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never 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 critical to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of