The House refurbishments Specialists Marlow
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house refurbishments, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house refurbishments 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 house refurbishments 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 house refurbishments 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 refurbishments Consultation
We offer free house refurbishments 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 house refurbishments in house refurbishments 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:house renovation near Marlow, SL7 1
home improvement near Bisham, SL7 1
property refurbishment near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
kitchen renovation near Bigfrith, SL6 6
renovation near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
bathroom renovations near Temple, SL7 1
bathroom renovations near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
house refurbishments near Little Marlow, SL7 3
property refurbishment near Marlow Common, SL7 2
kitchen renovation near Fern, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans 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 very high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the best cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the expense of many products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included