The Extensions Specialists Aldershot
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 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 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 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 Contractors in London?
- 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:renovation near Aldershot, GU11 1
property refurbishment near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
house refurbishments near Tongham, GU10 1
renovation near Ash, GU12 5
garage conversion near North Camp, GU14 6
renovation near Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen renovation near South Farnborough, GU14 6
house renovation near Ash Vale, GU12 5
home improvement near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
refurbishment company near Rafborough, GU14 0
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 decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some ideas regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital 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 only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the expense of many items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home 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 main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly 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 an excellent way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of