The Attic extension Specialists Datchet
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic extension all over Datchet, SL3 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 extension 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 Datchet
Most attic extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free attic extension 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 extension in attic extension 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 Datchet, SL3 9
kitchen refurbishment near Datchet Common, SL3 9
renovation near Eton, SL4 6
renovation near Upton, SL1 1
bathroom renovations near Windsor, SL4 1
house renovation near Slough, SL3 7
kitchen renovation near Chalvey, SL1 2
house renovation near Sunnymeads, SL3 9
garage conversion near Langley, SL3 7
garage conversion near Clewer Village, SL4 5
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 selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive 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 builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as 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 far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of