The Extensions Specialists Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
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?
- 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.
Nearby areas we cover:bathroom renovations near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
kitchen renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
kitchen refurbishment near Newtown, RG9 1
property refurbishment near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
garage conversion near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Remenham, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Aston, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
house renovation near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive 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 crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 also a big variety in the expense of numerous items that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might 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 important to make sure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included