The Extensions Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake
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:bathroom renovations near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house refurbishments near New Cross, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Wargrave, RG10 8
home improvement near Harpsden, RG9 4
refurbishment company near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
house refurbishments near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
garage conversion near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
house refurbishments near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of