The Kitchen extensions Specialists Lower Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an kitchen extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does kitchen extensions all over Lower Caversham, RG4 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of kitchen 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 Lower Caversham
Most kitchen 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 Kitchen extensions Consultation
We offer free kitchen 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 kitchen extensions in kitchen 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding what the ideal price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways 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 don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely 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 with existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the information of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary 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 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 what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included