The House extensions Specialists Aldershot
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house 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 house 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 house 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 House extensions Consultation
We offer free house 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 house extensions in house 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:renovation near Aldershot, GU11 1
refurbishment company near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
home improvement near Tongham, GU10 1
garage conversion near Ash, GU12 5
bathroom renovations near North Camp, GU14 6
house refurbishments near South Farnborough, GU14 6
renovation near Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Ash Vale, GU12 5
home improvement near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
refurbishment company near Cove, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially 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 desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial 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 just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of many items that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included