The Extensions Specialists Lower Earley
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 Lower Earley, RG6 3 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 Lower Earley
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 remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding what the right rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact 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 to existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may 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 important to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included