The Extensions Specialists Cookham Dean
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 Cookham Dean, 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 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 Cookham Dean
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 Contractors in London?
- 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:property refurbishment near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
renovation near Bigfrith, SL6 6
house renovation near Bisham, SL7 1
house refurbishments near Temple, SL7 1
garage conversion near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
kitchen renovation near Marlow, SL7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Pinkneys Green, SL6 6
kitchen refurbishment near Furze Platt, SL6 6
renovation near North Town, SL6 7
house refurbishments near Highway, SL6 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless 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 too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues regarding what the best rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding 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 greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially 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 fact 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 speaking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included 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 uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included