The House extensions Specialists Arborfield Cross
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house extensions all over Arborfield Cross, RG2 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house 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 Arborfield Cross
Most house 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 House extensions Consultation
We offer free house 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 house extensions in house 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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bathroom renovations near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding what the best rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo 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 risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be extremely 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 present customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included