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:kitchen refurbishment near Lightwater, GU18 5
kitchen refurbishment near Windlesham, GU20 6
garage conversion near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
garage conversion near Bagshot, GU19 5
garage conversion near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
house renovation near Donkey Town, GU24 9
home improvement near Brook Place, GU24 8
property refurbishment near Brick Hill, GU24 8
renovation near Heatherside, GU15 1
house refurbishments near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain 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 very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of