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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Cookham, SL6 9
property refurbishment near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
kitchen renovation near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
renovation near Bourne End, SL8 5
kitchen renovation near Widmoor, SL1 8
renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
home improvement near Wooburn, HP10 0
renovation near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
house refurbishments near Hedsor, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included 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 cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets 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 sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Current customers 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 handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways 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 way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included