The Bungalow extension Specialists Marlow
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an bungalow extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does bungalow extension 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 bungalow 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 Marlow
Most bungalow 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 Bungalow extension Consultation
We offer free bungalow 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 Contractors in London?
- Specialists in bungalow extension in bungalow 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.
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house refurbishments near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
home improvement near Temple, SL7 1
home improvement near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
bathroom renovations near Little Marlow, SL7 3
kitchen renovation near Marlow Common, SL7 2
refurbishment company near Well End, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
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 extremely cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly 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 might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, 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 develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of