The Terraced house extension Specialists Barkham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an terraced house extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does terraced house extension all over Barkham, RG41 4 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of terraced house 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 Barkham
Most terraced house 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 Terraced house extension Consultation
We offer free terraced house 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 terraced house extension in terraced house 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 refurbishments near Barkham, RG41 4
bathroom renovations near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
renovation near Eastheath, RG41 2
kitchen renovation near Wokingham, RG41 2
house refurbishments near Langley Common, RG2 9
property refurbishment near The Throat, RG40 3
house renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
refurbishment company near Sindlesham, RG41 5
kitchen refurbishment near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
bathroom renovations near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding what the right price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired 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 in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … 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 vital to make sure a successful result, 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
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included