The House extensions Specialists Swallowfield
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house extensions all over Swallowfield, RG7 1 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house 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 Swallowfield
Most house 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 House extensions Consultation
We offer free house 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 Contractors in London?
- Specialists in house extensions in house 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:garage conversion near Swallowfield, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Riseley, RG7 1
house renovation near Stanford End, RG7 1
renovation near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
garage conversion near Beech Hill, RG7 2
property refurbishment near Farley Hill, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
renovation near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
kitchen renovation near Grazeley, RG7 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly 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 involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the cost of many products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, 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
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included