The Loft extension Specialists Cookham Dean
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Cookham Dean, SL6 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft 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 Cookham Dean
Most loft 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 Loft extension Consultation
We offer free loft 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 loft extension in loft 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.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
house renovation near Bigfrith, SL6 6
kitchen renovation near Bisham, SL7 1
house refurbishments near Temple, SL7 1
bathroom renovations near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
home improvement near Marlow, SL7 1
home improvement near Pinkneys Green, SL6 6
kitchen renovation near Furze Platt, SL6 6
kitchen refurbishment near North Town, SL6 7
house refurbishments near Highway, SL6 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties 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 cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints as to what the ideal price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital 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 an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to 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 actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify 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 fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included