The Extensions Specialists Aston
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Aston, RG9 3 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of 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 Aston
Most 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 Extensions Consultation
We offer free 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 extensions in 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:house refurbishments near Aston, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Remenham, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near Mill End, RG9 6
garage conversion near Greenlands, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Medmenham, SL7 2
house renovation near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
renovation near Hambleden, RG9 6
kitchen renovation near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
kitchen renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
house renovation near Danesfield, SL7 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues as to what the best price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 likewise a big range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure 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 verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of