The Rear extension Specialists Caversham Heights
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an rear extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does rear extension all over Caversham Heights, RG4 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of rear extension 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 Caversham Heights
Most rear extension 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 Rear extension Consultation
We offer free rear extension 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 rear extension in rear extension 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:house renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 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 difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with 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 even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the best price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality 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 couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of many products that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of