The Extensions Specialists Woodley, RG5 3
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 Woodley, RG5 3 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 Woodley
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:home improvement near Woodley, RG5 3
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renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
home improvement near Woodley Green, RG5 4
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Winnersh, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Sonning, RG4 6
renovation near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various 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 remodelling tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big range in the expense of numerous products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Present 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 handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … 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 crucial to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included