The Loft extension Specialists Aldershot
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension 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 loft extension 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 loft extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free loft extension 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 extension in loft extension 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 Aldershot, GU11 1
kitchen renovation near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
house refurbishments near Tongham, GU10 1
kitchen refurbishment near Ash, GU12 5
house refurbishments near North Camp, GU14 6
garage conversion near Farnborough, GU14 6
garage conversion near South Farnborough, GU14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Ash Vale, GU12 5
renovation near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
garage conversion near Rafborough, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand 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 provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Current clients 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 website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of