The Rear extension Specialists Reading
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 Reading, RG1 1 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 Reading
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:refurbishment company near Reading, RG1 1
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garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
refurbishment company near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house refurbishments near Whitley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues as to 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 lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included