The Extensions Specialists The Holt
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 The Holt, RG10 9 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 The Holt
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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garage conversion near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Bowsey Hill, RG10 8
refurbishment company near Holly Cross, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Knowl Hill, RG10 9
house renovation near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
home improvement near Warren Row, RG10 8
renovation near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some clues as to what the right cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth 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 few terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so make certain 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 very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify 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 party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included