The Garage conversion Specialists Lightwater
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an garage conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does garage conversion 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 garage conversion 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 garage conversion 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 Garage conversion Consultation
We offer free garage conversion 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 garage conversion in garage conversion 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:bathroom renovations near Lightwater, GU18 5
home improvement near Windlesham, GU20 6
property refurbishment near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
bathroom renovations near Bagshot, GU19 5
kitchen renovation near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
property refurbishment near Donkey Town, GU24 9
kitchen renovation near Brook Place, GU24 8
home improvement near Brick Hill, GU24 8
renovation near Heatherside, GU15 1
property refurbishment 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 tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding what the right rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in reality 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Existing 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever 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 an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify 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 a terrific way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of