The Bungalow extension Specialists Caversham Heights
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an bungalow extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does bungalow extension all over Caversham Heights, RG4 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of bungalow extension 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 Caversham Heights
Most bungalow extension 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 Bungalow extension Consultation
We offer free bungalow extension 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 bungalow extension in bungalow extension 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:house refurbishments near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house refurbishments near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Existing 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 primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included