The Loft extension Specialists Henley-on-Thames
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 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 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 Henley-on-Thames
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:bathroom renovations near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
kitchen renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
property refurbishment near Newtown, RG9 1
property refurbishment near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
garage conversion near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Remenham, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
garage conversion near Aston, RG9 3
house renovation near Mays Green, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you should only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that 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 drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the right rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has 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 couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 substantial range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to 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 in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly 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 fantastic method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included