The Extensions Specialists Burnham, SL1 7
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Burnham, SL1 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions 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 Burnham
Most extensions 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 Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions 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 extensions in extensions 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 Burnham, SL1 7
kitchen renovation near Lent, SL1 7
bathroom renovations near Taplow, SL6 0
bathroom renovations near Lent Rise, SL1 7
bathroom renovations near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
property refurbishment near Rose Hill, SL1 8
property refurbishment near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
house renovation near Cippenham, SL1 5
renovation near Britwell, SL2 1
home improvement near Lake End, SL4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of