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:renovation near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
house refurbishments near Woodlands, RG9 2
garage conversion near Newtown, RG9 1
kitchen renovation near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Remenham, RG9 3
home improvement near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Aston, RG9 3
house refurbishments near Mays Green, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential 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 only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look 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 understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. 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 comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of