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.
Nearby areas we cover:home improvement near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
renovation near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
renovation near Marlow, SL7 1
property refurbishment near Marlow Common, SL7 2
kitchen refurbishment near Little Marlow, SL7 3
property refurbishment near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
house refurbishments near Bisham, SL7 1
renovation near Bockmer End, SL7 2
refurbishment company near Fern, SL8 5
renovation near Well End, SL8 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly 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 fact it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Existing customers will give 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of