The Rear extension Specialists New Town
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 New Town, RG1 3 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 New Town
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:bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
refurbishment company near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
refurbishment company near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Woodley, RG5 3
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
refurbishment company near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option 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 unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, 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 may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly 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 consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included