The Extensions Specialists Sonning
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 Sonning, RG4 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 Sonning
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:kitchen renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
bathroom renovations near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
property refurbishment near Play Hatch, RG4 9
renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
garage conversion near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
bathroom renovations near Woodley Green, RG5 4
house refurbishments near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot 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 remodelling tasks; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the best price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise 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 often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase 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 information of a few existing customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless 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 included