The House extensions Specialists The Mount
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 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 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 The Mount
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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kitchen renovation near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near Whitley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
home improvement near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the expense of many products that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually 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 speaking with current clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary 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 build … 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 critical to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, 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 (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included