The Garage conversion Specialists Marlow
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an garage conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does garage conversion 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 garage conversion 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 garage conversion 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 Garage conversion Consultation
We offer free garage conversion 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 garage conversion in garage conversion 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 Marlow, SL7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Bisham, SL7 1
property refurbishment near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
property refurbishment near Bigfrith, SL6 6
kitchen refurbishment near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
renovation near Temple, SL7 1
house refurbishments near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
home improvement near Little Marlow, SL7 3
kitchen renovation near Marlow Common, SL7 2
kitchen renovation near Fern, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some hints regarding what the right rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital 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 realistic, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never 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 critical to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of