The Terraced house extension Specialists Cookham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an terraced house extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does terraced house extension 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 terraced house 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 Cookham
Most terraced house 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 Terraced house extension Consultation
We offer free terraced house 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 terraced house extension in terraced house 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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in reality the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important 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 only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 fact it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included