The Attic conversions Specialists Farnborough, GU14 6
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic conversions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic conversions all over Farnborough, GU14 6 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic conversions 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 Farnborough
Most attic conversions 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 Attic conversions Consultation
We offer free attic conversions 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?
- Specialists in attic conversions in attic conversions 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 renovation near South Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Farnborough, GU14 6
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house renovation near North Camp, GU14 6
renovation near Mytchett, GU16 6
kitchen refurbishment near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
house refurbishments near Ash Vale, GU12 5
refurbishment company near Rafborough, GU14 0
kitchen renovation near Cove, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different 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 often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of