The Extensions Specialists Marlow, SL7 1
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 Marlow, SL7 1 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 Marlow
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding what the right rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides 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 handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of