The Loft conversion Specialists Marlow
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft 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 loft 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 loft 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 Loft conversion Consultation
We offer free loft 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 loft conversion in loft 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:kitchen refurbishment near Marlow, SL7 1
garage conversion near Bisham, SL7 1
renovation near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
property refurbishment near Bigfrith, SL6 6
kitchen refurbishment near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
house refurbishments near Temple, SL7 1
kitchen renovation near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
house renovation near Little Marlow, SL7 3
property refurbishment near Marlow Common, SL7 2
house renovation near Fern, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to what the best cost is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides 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 numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate 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