The Extensions Specialists Henley-on-Thames
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions 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 extensions 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 extensions 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 Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions 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 extensions in extensions 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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the best price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the expense of numerous products that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially 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 may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included