The Loft conversion Specialists Lightwater
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft 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 loft 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 loft 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 Loft conversion Consultation
We offer free loft 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 loft conversion in loft 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:bathroom renovations near Lightwater, GU18 5
renovation near Windlesham, GU20 6
garage conversion near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
kitchen renovation near Bagshot, GU19 5
refurbishment company near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
home improvement near Donkey Town, GU24 9
house renovation near Brook Place, GU24 8
bathroom renovations near Brick Hill, GU24 8
refurbishment company near Heatherside, GU15 1
house refurbishments near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved 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 cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints regarding what the best price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality 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 few terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 appearance competitive when in truth it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate 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 included