The Rear extension Specialists Harpsden
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 Harpsden, RG9 4 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 Harpsden
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different 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 typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want 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 absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 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 comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the expense of many items that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of