The Garage conversion Specialists Littleton
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 Littleton, TW17 0 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 Littleton
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:house refurbishments near Littleton, TW17 0
house renovation near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
property refurbishment near Shepperton, TW17 0
renovation near Charlton, TW17 0
kitchen refurbishment near Laleham, TW18 1
renovation near Littleton Common, TW15 1
kitchen renovation near Ashford Common, TW15 1
property refurbishment near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Ashford, TW15 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as 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 far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually 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 few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation 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 sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of