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:garage conversion near Lightwater, GU18 5
kitchen renovation near Windlesham, GU20 6
house refurbishments near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
garage conversion near Bagshot, GU19 5
house refurbishments near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
property refurbishment near Donkey Town, GU24 9
garage conversion near Brook Place, GU24 8
kitchen renovation near Brick Hill, GU24 8
renovation near Heatherside, GU15 1
kitchen renovation near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build 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 new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied 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 a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment 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 a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available 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 often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Current 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 dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of