The Extensions Specialists Harpsden
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 Harpsden, RG9 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 Harpsden
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
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure 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 everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the best rate is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has made an error 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 must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important 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 a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the cost of many products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of