The Mansard conversion Specialists Cookham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an mansard conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does mansard conversion all over Cookham, 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 mansard 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 Cookham
Most mansard 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 Mansard conversion Consultation
We offer free mansard 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 mansard conversion in mansard 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:garage conversion near Cookham, SL6 9
bathroom renovations near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
property refurbishment near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
bathroom renovations near Bourne End, SL8 5
bathroom renovations near Widmoor, SL1 8
house refurbishments near Cores End, HP10 0
house renovation near Wooburn, HP10 0
garage conversion near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
kitchen renovation near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
bathroom renovations near Hedsor, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension since 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 house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally 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 only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the right rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included