The Extensions Specialists Coley
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 Coley, RG2 0 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 Coley
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 renovation near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with 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 far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to what the best cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need 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 might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out 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 way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included