Providing Suffolk couple with extension and refurbishment on time and within budget

Whether you need extra room or want to give your home a new lease of life, extensions are an excellent way to add space and value to your property.

Extensions can vary in size and scale, ranging from porches and conservatories to garages, utility rooms, kitchens, living and dining rooms.

Hartog Hutton was recently approached by a Suffolk couple, who were looking to refurbish and extend their 4-bedroom cottage in Little Saxham, near Bury St Edmunds.

The requirement

“We were looking for a developer that was highly professional, had a proven track record in refurbishment work and could deliver the work on time and within budget,” explains Mr Black.

The Blacks faced a challenge because the project was complex, but small and many builders wouldn’t quote on the job.

After sourcing a number of quotes, the couple awarded the work to Hartog Hutton.

Our approach

According to Mr Black, “It was immediately apparent to us that Hartog had the skills and expertise to deliver on our objectives and, most importantly, build the final product to the highest standard and exactly to our specification.”

The couple were provided with their own project manager and team, who ensured the project ran within schedule from start to finish and had the contacts to source quality local supplies in keeping with the surrounding area.

The result

We took just seven months to complete the project, which involved:

– Building an additional two bedrooms, store room, kit room, bathroom and oak cart-lodge style garage
– Refurbishing the main house, which also included fitting a brand new heating system

“We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Hartog Hutton to other homeowners looking to extend or refurbish their homes. Their craftsmanship and the overall service we received from start to finish was superb,” added Mr Black.

“We were particularly impressed with just how smoothly the project went, our excellent project manager, how well the team worked together, the use of local suppliers and the personal and friendly service we experienced throughout the entire project.”

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