The Single storey extension Specialists Aldershot
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an single storey extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does single storey 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 single storey 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 single storey 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 Single storey extension Consultation
We offer free single storey 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 single storey extension in single storey 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:kitchen renovation near Aldershot, GU11 1
kitchen renovation near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
kitchen renovation near Tongham, GU10 1
garage conversion near Ash, GU12 5
kitchen renovation near North Camp, GU14 6
house refurbishments near Farnborough, GU14 6
bathroom renovations near South Farnborough, GU14 6
renovation near Ash Vale, GU12 5
bathroom renovations near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
house renovation near Cove, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key 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 responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Present customers 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 main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included