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.
Nearby areas we cover:renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
garage conversion near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Newtown, RG9 1
property refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
renovation near Mays Green, RG9 4
home improvement near New Cross, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
house refurbishments near Woodlands, RG9 2
bathroom renovations near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop 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 brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of