The Attic conversions Specialists Cookham, SL6 9
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic conversions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic conversions all over Cookham, SL6 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic conversions 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 Cookham
Most attic conversions 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 Attic conversions Consultation
We offer free attic conversions 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?
- Specialists in attic conversions in attic conversions 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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garage conversion near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
home improvement near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
house refurbishments near Bourne End, SL8 5
kitchen refurbishment near Widmoor, SL1 8
garage conversion near Wooburn, HP10 0
renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
property refurbishment near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
kitchen renovation near Hedsor, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since 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 builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to what the best cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in 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 faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never 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 make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of