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.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
house renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
property refurbishment near Newtown, RG9 1
house refurbishments near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Remenham, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
garage conversion near Aston, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Mays Green, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions 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 extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal price is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never 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 critical to make sure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included