The Rear extension Specialists Lower Caversham
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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower Caversham
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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garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you must just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some hints as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just 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 few current clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted 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 what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of