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At Cubitt’s, we build Granny Flats and Home Extensions for your lifestyle. That is why we have perfected our process, so you are never in doubt about where you are on your journey. And as always, we are right there with you! We deliver quality service and construction through our handpicked and reliable consultants, designers and tradies across every part your journey.
In the world of design, creativity knows no boundaries, and every career has a unique trajectory. Meet Jasmin, a talented designer on Cubitt’s Design Team, whose journey commenced in 2014. Her initial projects involved collaborating with builders to craft high-end custom residences, emphasising the importance of aligning designs with clients’ needs and tastes. Jasmin now helps clients at Cubitt’s turn the home they live in, into their forever home.
The Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) rating is a critical assessment that categorises the potential bushfire risk for properties in Australia, spanning from LOW to FZ, representing various levels of fire intensity and potential hazards. Use this article to do your own estimation of your potential BAL rating
Discover a new era in home construction with Cubitts’ Passively Designed Homes. Already NCC compliant, our energy-efficient designs not only help ensure we are in the best possible position to meet Basix compliance but also offer a future-focused lifestyle. We’re ready for faster council approvals while reducing your carbon footprint and energy costs. Embrace sustainability, efficiency, and comfort—all in one place.
Collaborating with Quennie at Cubitt’s for Custom Design Packs or Granny Flat alterations ensures an empathetic and expert partnership. With her extensive architectural experience, Quennie excels at understanding your requirements, translating them into designs that surpass expectations. Her attention to detail and commitment to your vision guarantee a meticulously tailored outcome. Working with Quennie guarantees your ideas will come to life in ways that resonate, leaving you thoroughly impressed with the final result.
Want to build a Granny Flat on a less than 450m2 block? Good news! Cubitt’s can do this for you. Regulations provide avenues for approval, debunking size myths. Whether it’s a Complying Development Certificate (CDC) or a strategic Development Application (DA), explore the possibilities of smart living with Cubitt’s, even on sub-450m² lots. Your dream space awaits!
Navigate the upcoming NCC 2022 changes set for October 1st, impacting Australian construction in accessibility, energy efficiency, and condensation management
Have you always wanted to enjoy the financial benefits and lifestyle advantages of a Granny Flat on your property, but have limited backyard space? Attached Granny Flats are a popular option for those with smaller blocks of land.
Meet Paul, one of our skilled draftspeople at Cubitt’s, dedicated to bringing your visions to life with precision and care. Trustworthy, innovative, and reliable, he ensures your dream project stays on time and within budget.
Granny Flats on screw piers – when are screw piers required for Granny Flats, what are the benefits and how it all works
A site visit by a licensed builder is crucial for accurate project quotes, assessing access, and identifying potential issues that affect construction. It sets the foundation for a successful build.
Retaining walls are a common feature in many granny flat builds or indeed any residential build, especially those that are constructed on sloping or uneven terrain. Find out why they’re used and how they’re built.
Bringing you all the on site visuals and behind the scenes of how Cubitt’s builds its granny flats and home extensions, and actively promoting women in trades – introducing our Site Ambassador, Madi Moriarty.
A concept design for a house is an essential first step in the design process. It helps to ensure that the final product is functional, aesthetically pleasing, and meets your needs and expectations.
As the focus on further education for young people grows, combined with the inability to have an overseas gap year, there are more and more Australians enrolling in University courses. In fact, a University of Sydney spokeswoman recently described demand for places from local students has been “higher than ever”.