The Attic extension Specialists Lightwater
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic extension 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 attic 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 Lightwater
Most attic 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 Attic extension Consultation
We offer free attic 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 attic extension in attic 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.
Nearby areas we cover:property refurbishment near Lightwater, GU18 5
bathroom renovations near Windlesham, GU20 6
renovation near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
kitchen refurbishment near Bagshot, GU19 5
garage conversion near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
bathroom renovations near Donkey Town, GU24 9
garage conversion near Brook Place, GU24 8
bathroom renovations near Brick Hill, GU24 8
house renovation near Heatherside, GU15 1
bathroom renovations near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that 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 individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough 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 essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances 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 least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout 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’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand 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 exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included