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.
Nearby areas we cover:property refurbishment near Marlow, SL7 1
kitchen renovation near Bisham, SL7 1
renovation near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
home improvement near Bigfrith, SL6 6
home improvement near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
house refurbishments near Temple, SL7 1
garage conversion near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
property refurbishment near Little Marlow, SL7 3
property refurbishment near Marlow Common, SL7 2
house refurbishments near Well End, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in truth the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment 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 reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website 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 build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included