The Terraced house extension Specialists 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 Shiplake, RG9 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 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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has 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 should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included