The Kitchen extensions Specialists New Town
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 New Town, RG1 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 New Town
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.
Nearby areas we cover:kitchen refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Whiteknights, RG1 5
property refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
refurbishment company near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Woodley, RG5 3
kitchen renovation near Earley, RG6 7
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
house renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of