The Extensions Specialists Cookham Dean, SL6 9
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?
- 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 very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different 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 remodelling tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some clues as to what the best rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact the builder has made an error 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning 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 confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of