The Terraced house extension Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Lower Shiplake
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding what the right price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the cost of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to 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 look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included