The House extensions Specialists The Throat
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 Throat, RG40 3 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 Throat
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:refurbishment company near The Throat, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Eastheath, RG41 2
home improvement near Honey Hill, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Wokingham, RG41 2
home improvement near Wick Hill, RG40 3
garage conversion near Holme Green, RG40 3
kitchen refurbishment near Heathlands, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Barkham, RG41 4
refurbishment company near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints regarding what the right cost is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should 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 look competitive when in fact it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever 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 guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of