The Mansard conversion Specialists Slough
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 Slough, SL3 7 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 Slough
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 Slough, SL3 7
kitchen refurbishment near Upton, SL1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Langley, SL3 7
kitchen refurbishment near Middle Green, SL3 6
kitchen refurbishment near Datchet, SL3 9
house refurbishments near George Green, SL3 6
bathroom renovations near Upton Lea, SL2 5
garage conversion near Brands Hill, SL3 8
house renovation near Chalvey, SL1 2
property refurbishment near Datchet Common, SL3 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining 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 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the cost of many products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included