The House extensions Specialists Matthewsgreen
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 Matthewsgreen, RG41 1 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 Matthewsgreen
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:renovation near Matthewsgreen, RG41 1
garage conversion near Emmbrook, RG41 3
garage conversion near Dowlesgreen, RG40 1
renovation near Wokingham, RG41 2
kitchen renovation near Eastheath, RG41 2
kitchen refurbishment near Barkham, RG41 4
renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
renovation near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
home improvement near Sindlesham, RG41 5
garage conversion near The Throat, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, 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 duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Current clients will provide 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 main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may 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 result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of