The Mansard loft conversion Specialists Cookham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an mansard loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does mansard loft 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 loft 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 loft 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 loft conversion Consultation
We offer free mansard loft 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 loft conversion in mansard loft 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:house refurbishments near Cookham, SL6 9
property refurbishment near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
home improvement near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
kitchen refurbishment near Bourne End, SL8 5
house renovation near Widmoor, SL1 8
renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
bathroom renovations near Wooburn, HP10 0
house renovation near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
home improvement near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
renovation near Hedsor, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake 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 few terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big range in the expense of many products that might be considered sensible. 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of