The Loft conversion Specialists Lightwater
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft conversion 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 loft 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 Lightwater
Most loft 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 Loft conversion Consultation
We offer free loft 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 Contractors in London?
- Specialists in loft conversion in loft 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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Lightwater, GU18 5
bathroom renovations near Windlesham, GU20 6
kitchen renovation near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
property refurbishment near Bagshot, GU19 5
garage conversion near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
home improvement near Donkey Town, GU24 9
renovation near Brook Place, GU24 8
garage conversion near Brick Hill, GU24 8
kitchen renovation near Heatherside, GU15 1
house renovation near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is typically 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 a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding what the right cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future problems 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however 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