The Bungalow extension Specialists Eastheath
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 Eastheath, RG41 2 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 Eastheath
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:kitchen refurbishment near Eastheath, RG41 2
renovation near The Throat, RG40 3
property refurbishment near Wokingham, RG41 2
kitchen refurbishment near Barkham, RG41 4
bathroom renovations near Holme Green, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Matthewsgreen, RG41 1
bathroom renovations near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Honey Hill, RG40 3
renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
kitchen refurbishment near Dowlesgreen, RG40 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much 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 renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included