The Extensions Specialists Barkham
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 Barkham, RG41 4 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 Barkham
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial 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 only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present customers 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 main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 important to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly 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 great method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of