The Property refurbishment Specialists Lightwater, GU18 5
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an property refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment 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 Property refurbishment Consultation
We offer free property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment in property refurbishment 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop 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 remodelling jobs; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the right price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake 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 few terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included