The Extensions Specialists Medmenham, SL7 2
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 Medmenham, 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 Medmenham
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:kitchen renovation near Medmenham, SL7 2
kitchen refurbishment near Danesfield, SL7 2
garage conversion near Aston, RG9 3
home improvement near Mill End, RG9 6
house refurbishments near Hurley Bottom, SL6 5
bathroom renovations near Hurley, SL6 5
house refurbishments near Bockmer End, SL7 2
kitchen renovation near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Hambleden, RG9 6
property refurbishment near Marlow Common, SL7 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the right cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the expense of many products that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly 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 appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included