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:kitchen renovation near Lightwater, GU18 5
house renovation near Windlesham, GU20 6
renovation near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
refurbishment company near Bagshot, GU19 5
house renovation near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
bathroom renovations near Donkey Town, GU24 9
property refurbishment near Brook Place, GU24 8
renovation near Brick Hill, GU24 8
garage conversion near Heatherside, GU15 1
house refurbishments near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the best price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has made an error 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 few terms that you definitely 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 blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included