The Extensions Specialists Little Marlow, SL7 3
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 Little Marlow, SL7 3 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 Little Marlow
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
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the builders with a thorough 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 even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues as to what the best rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 look competitive when in reality it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of