The Extensions Specialists Burnham
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 Burnham, SL1 7 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 Burnham
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 Contractors in London?
- 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:garage conversion near Lent, SL1 7
property refurbishment near Burnham, SL1 7
house renovation near Taplow, SL6 0
kitchen refurbishment near Lent Rise, SL1 7
kitchen refurbishment near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
garage conversion near Rose Hill, SL1 8
kitchen refurbishment near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
home improvement near Cippenham, SL1 5
bathroom renovations near Britwell, SL2 1
property refurbishment near Lake End, SL4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the best price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should 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 truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of