The Home improvement Specialists Aldershot
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an home improvement, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does home improvement all over Aldershot, GU11 1 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of home improvement 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 Aldershot
Most home improvement 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 Home improvement Consultation
We offer free home improvement 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 home improvement in home improvement 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:garage conversion near Aldershot, GU11 1
kitchen renovation near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
house refurbishments near Tongham, GU10 1
refurbishment company near Ash, GU12 5
property refurbishment near North Camp, GU14 6
refurbishment company near Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen renovation near South Farnborough, GU14 6
house renovation near Ash Vale, GU12 5
property refurbishment near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
kitchen refurbishment near Rafborough, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential 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 out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning 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 have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make certain 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 verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of