The Renovation Specialists Henley-on-Thames
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does renovation 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 renovation 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 renovation 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 Renovation Consultation
We offer free renovation 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 renovation in renovation 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the best price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact 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 few terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 realistic, there is also a huge variety in the expense of many products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 look competitive when in reality it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. 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 handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included