The Loft extension Specialists Lightwater
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 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 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 Lightwater
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 Lightwater, GU18 5
house refurbishments near Windlesham, GU20 6
garage conversion near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
house refurbishments near Bagshot, GU19 5
bathroom renovations near Hatton Hill, GU20 6
house refurbishments near Donkey Town, GU24 9
house refurbishments near Brook Place, GU24 8
property refurbishment near Brick Hill, GU24 8
kitchen renovation near Heatherside, GU15 1
garage conversion near Lucas Green, GU24 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has 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 few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential 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 comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of many products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired 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 sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Current clients will offer 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never 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 important to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included