The Extensions Specialists Marlow Bottom
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 Marlow Bottom, 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 Marlow Bottom
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because 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 contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial 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 sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s easy for home builders 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 home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never 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 crucial to ensure 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 excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. 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 probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of