The Extensions Specialists Marlow Common
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 Common, SL7 2 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 Common
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
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the ideal 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 concerns if in fact the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the cost of many items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing customers will offer 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of