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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure 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
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included