The Extensions Specialists Lightwater
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 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 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 Lightwater
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 Lightwater, GU18 5
kitchen renovation near Windlesham, GU20 6
property refurbishment near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
kitchen renovation near Bagshot, GU19 5
house refurbishments near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
house refurbishments near Donkey Town, GU24 9
property refurbishment near Brook Place, GU24 8
property refurbishment near Brick Hill, GU24 8
home improvement near Heatherside, GU15 1
kitchen refurbishment near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town 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 unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently since 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 individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations 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 possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding what the best price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever 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 guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out 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 confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included