The Extensions Specialists Henley-on-Thames
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions 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 Henley-on-Thames
Most extensions 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 Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions 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 extensions in extensions 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:renovation near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
house renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
kitchen renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
kitchen renovation near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
garage conversion near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Remenham, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
home improvement near Aston, RG9 3
home improvement near Mays Green, RG9 4
renovation near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, 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 duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary 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 lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of