The Loft extension Specialists Marlow Bottom
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 Marlow Bottom, SL7 3 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 Marlow Bottom
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints as to what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical 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 only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of many products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of