The Bungalow extension Specialists Caversham
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, RG4 8 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
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:bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Reading, RG1 1
renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of