The Kitchen extensions Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Shiplake
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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renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
garage conversion near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
garage conversion near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone 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, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in fact 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out 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 way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of