The Garage conversion Specialists Ashford Common, TW15 1
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an garage conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does garage conversion all over Ashford Common, TW15 1 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of garage 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 Ashford Common
Most garage 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 Garage conversion Consultation
We offer free garage 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?
- Specialists in garage conversion in garage 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build 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 new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with 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 crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive 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 conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of many products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current customers will give 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 daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of