Building an Extension
The Secret of Preparation
Lack of preparation is unfortunately the norm in most building projects, however preparation is one of the key reasons for our success in extension building.
The first stage to building an extension is to commission plans at which stage we can advise you upon the design. To provide an accurate costing we will then finalise all the details not shown on the plans. Many problems that lead to cost overruns or that might spoil the look of the scheme are best designed out at this stage rather than at some frantic site meeting halfway through the work. Proper planning prevents poor performance which means that the works is finished on time and on budget.
Keeping an Eye on Things
We draw up and give you a timetable so as you are aware of how the job will proceed and how long it will last. Starting and finishing on time is very important to us as project overruns cost both yourselves and our company money.
Normally during works we require fewer decisions from clients than normal builders as most decisions will have been made during the preparation stage. However when decisions are required we will ask you well in advance making life a little easier for you. As your project manager it is our job to deal with the day to day issues related to any project.
Quality of Workmanship
The quality of final finish is dependent upon the quality of a tradesman’s work. We are competitive rather than cheap as we only employ skilled tradesmen with many years experience. Many people realise when it is too late that a cheap price means a builder has possibly used cheap materials and may have a limited knowledge. Good materials and good workmanship go hand in hand. Good materials are an investment as they last longer and need less maintenance saving you money in the long term.
We make a commitment to finish on time to our clients. This is important to us as we have work booked in weeks ahead and to overrun will let down both yourselves and our next customer. We are also committed to a full completion of our work and that involves tidying up all the minor snagging that any job requires. It is the finish that truly gives the scheme a superior finish.