The Home improvement Specialists Lightwater
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 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 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 Lightwater
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:property refurbishment near Lightwater, GU18 5
house refurbishments near Windlesham, GU20 6
house refurbishments near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
kitchen refurbishment near Bagshot, GU19 5
property refurbishment near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
kitchen renovation near Donkey Town, GU24 9
kitchen refurbishment near Brook Place, GU24 8
bathroom renovations near Brick Hill, GU24 8
house refurbishments near Heatherside, GU15 1
house renovation near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved 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 conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of many products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise 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 utilized 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 information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand 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 very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of