The Home improvement Specialists Henley-on-Thames
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an home improvement, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does home improvement 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 home improvement 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 home improvement 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 Home improvement Consultation
We offer free home improvement 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 home improvement in home improvement 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 Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
kitchen renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
garage conversion near Newtown, RG9 1
bathroom renovations near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Remenham, RG9 3
house refurbishments near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
garage conversion near Aston, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
garage conversion near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some clues regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake 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 definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of many products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure 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 what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in difference 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 (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included