The Extensions Specialists Lightwater, GU18 5
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Lightwater, GU18 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions 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 Lightwater
Most extensions 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 Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions 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 extensions in extensions 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 Lightwater, GU18 5
renovation near Windlesham, GU20 6
kitchen renovation near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
kitchen renovation near Bagshot, GU19 5
property refurbishment near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
renovation near Donkey Town, GU24 9
garage conversion near Brook Place, GU24 8
garage conversion near Brick Hill, GU24 8
kitchen renovation near Heatherside, GU15 1
property refurbishment near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting 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 stress free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints regarding what the right rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made an error 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 few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation 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 also a big variety in the expense of numerous items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included