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:home improvement near Aldershot, GU11 1
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refurbishment company near Tongham, GU10 1
garage conversion near Ash, GU12 5
garage conversion near North Camp, GU14 6
house renovation near Farnborough, GU14 6
refurbishment company near South Farnborough, GU14 6
home improvement near Ash Vale, GU12 5
property refurbishment near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
property refurbishment 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 stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is only 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 ought to be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to what the right rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the expense of many products that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 might actually be very 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 existing clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included 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 discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of