The Extensions Specialists Marlow, SL7 1
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, SL7 1 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
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some ideas as to what the best cost is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation 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 a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those items that might 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 made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included