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:house refurbishments near Lightwater, GU18 5
home improvement near Windlesham, GU20 6
renovation near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
renovation near Bagshot, GU19 5
kitchen renovation near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
house refurbishments near Donkey Town, GU24 9
bathroom renovations near Brook Place, GU24 8
garage conversion near Brick Hill, GU24 8
home improvement near Heatherside, GU15 1
home improvement near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to what the right price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact 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 number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the 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 a great way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of