The Extensions Specialists Aldershot
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 Aldershot, GU11 1 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 Aldershot
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 Contractors in London?
- 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:refurbishment company near Aldershot, GU11 1
renovation near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
kitchen renovation near Tongham, GU10 1
kitchen refurbishment near Ash, GU12 5
refurbishment company near North Camp, GU14 6
bathroom renovations near South Farnborough, GU14 6
home improvement near Farnborough, GU14 6
bathroom renovations near Ash Vale, GU12 5
property refurbishment near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
property refurbishment near Rafborough, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
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 building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … 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 crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included