The House extensions Specialists Carter’s Hill
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 Carter’s Hill, RG41 5 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 Carter’s Hill
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.
Nearby areas we cover:property refurbishment near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
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home improvement near Winnersh, RG41 5
house renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
bathroom renovations near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
home improvement near Arborfield, RG2 9
garage conversion near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen renovation near Barkham, RG41 4
kitchen renovation near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
house renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has actually 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 number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of