The Extensions Specialists Pingewood
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 Pingewood, RG30 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 Pingewood
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:house refurbishments near Pingewood, RG30 3
home improvement near Poundgreen, RG7 1
home improvement near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
home improvement near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
property refurbishment near Grazeley, RG7 1
garage conversion near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some clues regarding what the best cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be important 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 a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially 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 reality it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current customers 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 dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of