The Extensions Specialists The Mount
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 Mount, RG1 5 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 Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
refurbishment company near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
home improvement near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
home improvement near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough 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 essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some hints as to what the right rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included