The Loft extension Specialists Marlow
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, 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 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
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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renovation near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
renovation near Bigfrith, SL6 6
garage conversion near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
kitchen renovation near Temple, SL7 1
garage conversion near Marlow Bottom, SL7 3
refurbishment company 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 refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst choice 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 restoration tasks; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with strategies 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 very high likelihood that will result in extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the best cost is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, 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 best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of