The Loft extension Specialists Cookham, SL6 9
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Cookham, SL6 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft extension 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 Cookham
Most loft extension 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 Loft extension Consultation
We offer free loft extension 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 loft extension in loft extension 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:renovation near Cookham, SL6 9
garage conversion near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
home improvement near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
kitchen renovation near Bourne End, SL8 5
bathroom renovations near Widmoor, SL1 8
home improvement near Wooburn, HP10 0
renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
home improvement near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
bathroom renovations near Hedsor, HP10 0
garage conversion near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many products that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 fact it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of