The Attic conversions Specialists Lightwater
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic conversions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic conversions 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 attic conversions 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 attic conversions 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 Attic conversions Consultation
We offer free attic conversions 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 attic conversions in attic conversions 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:home improvement near Lightwater, GU18 5
garage conversion near Windlesham, GU20 6
kitchen refurbishment near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
garage conversion near Bagshot, GU19 5
home improvement near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
house renovation near Donkey Town, GU24 9
bathroom renovations near Brook Place, GU24 8
bathroom renovations near Brick Hill, GU24 8
bathroom renovations near Heatherside, GU15 1
garage conversion near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included