The Attic conversions Specialists Marlow
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 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 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 Marlow
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 Contractors in London?
- 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 Marlow, SL7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Bisham, SL7 1
property refurbishment near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
house renovation near Bigfrith, SL6 6
kitchen renovation near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
renovation near Temple, SL7 1
renovation near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
property refurbishment near Little Marlow, SL7 3
house renovation near Marlow Common, SL7 2
kitchen refurbishment near Fern, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the right rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation 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 practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available 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 appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a number of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals 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 rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many 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 omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those products 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 explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of