The House renovation Specialists Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house renovation 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 house renovation 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 house renovation 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 House renovation Consultation
We offer free house renovation 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 house renovation in house renovation 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:bathroom renovations near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
bathroom renovations near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
garage conversion near Marlow, SL7 1
property refurbishment near Marlow Common, SL7 2
house refurbishments near Little Marlow, SL7 3
renovation near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
home improvement near Bisham, SL7 1
home improvement near Bockmer End, SL7 2
kitchen renovation near Well End, SL8 5
home improvement near Fern, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some hints as to what the ideal price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital 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 just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a huge range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the details of a few customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of