The House extensions Specialists Finchampstead
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 Finchampstead, RG40 4 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 Finchampstead
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 Finchampstead, RG40 4
home improvement near The Ridges, RG40 3
house renovation near Wick Hill, RG40 3
property refurbishment near Eversley Cross, RG27 0
house renovation near Eversley, RG27 0
kitchen refurbishment near Eversley Centre, RG27 0
house refurbishments near Up Green, RG27 0
property refurbishment near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
house refurbishments near Lower Common, RG27 0
house renovation near The Throat, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has made an error 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present 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 handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never 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 crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included