The Extensions Specialists Jealott’s Hill
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 Jealott’s Hill, RG42 6 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 Jealott’s Hill
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital 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 only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Current customers will offer 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 main builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted 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, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. 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