The Bungalow extension Specialists Lower 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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower 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:renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
home improvement near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
house refurbishments near Emmer Green, RG4 6
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
refurbishment company near Whiteknights, RG1 5
home improvement near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that 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 restoration projects; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. 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 website day to day, whilst some building business 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 may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand 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 best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of