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We deliver quality service and construction that’s why we have handpicked the best and most reliable consultants, designers and tradies across every part your journey. From our showroom consultants right through to specialist carpenters and our award-winning council planning team. We offer a clear and assured approach to building your dream Granny Flat or Home Extension.

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Adding a ramp to your Granny Flat

If you are considering adding a ramp to a Granny Flat, there are a few things you should keep in mind. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the benefits of adding a ramp, the different types of ramps available, and some important factors to consider.

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Care Customer Specialists

Building a Granny Flat is not just about creating a space for your loved ones, but also ensuring that it is designed to cater to their specific needs. That’s why we have a dedicated Care Customer Specialist, Shayoni Shah, who’s trained to provide exceptional support for clients who require extra care in their Granny Flat build

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Sensory customisations to consider when a Granny Flat is for care

From lighting, temperature control, sight smell and touch, to safety and smart technology. We take a closer look at the various customisations that help sensory adaptation and processing in a new home.

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How could a Granny Flat work in a Specialist Disability Trust?

Families of children with disabilities often face a range of challenges when it comes to planning for their future, including financial planning. A specialist disability trust (SDT) is a legal arrangement that can provide peace of mind and financial security for families of children with disabilities.

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Building a Granny Flat and moving in with family? A family agreement protects your intentions

Need a family agreement, or a ‘granny flat agreement’? Following a few key tips can help ensure your ‘legal interest’ in the property can be protected if the arrangement unexpectedly doesn’t work out as planned. Additionally, they could help you avoid expensive and stressful legal action down the road.

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Space and independence when choosing to care at home for a loved one

Caring for family members, whether they are elderly or have disabilities, can be emotionally and physically draining. Your own physical space away from family can provide a respite from these responsibilities, allowing caregivers to focus on their own needs and well-being.

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How a Granny Flat helps exceptional families with self-care

Being a parent is a challenging role in and of itself, but when you have children with disabilities, it can be emotionally and physically exhausting. As a caregiver, it’s essential to recognise the importance of self-care to maintain your well-being and provide the best care possible for your children.

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Cubitt’s Carpenter Apprentice Wins Scholarship

Ellie is a shining example of the success that can be achieved by female carpenters. She has just won a scholarship through her TAFE studies, which includes a mentorship program, on-site mentoring, and a cash prize.

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Customisations to consider for a disability Granny Flat

From flooring to storage, bathroom to kitchen, and electrical features, we take a closer look at the various customisations that can be made to improve accessibility, safety, and comfort within a disability granny flat.

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The Best Granny Flat Builder on the NSW South Coast

Dedicated to building the highest quality Granny Flats on the South Coast. You MUST get a quote from Cubitt’s to be sure about your Granny Flat or Home Extension building project. With 100s of positive reviews and completed builds property owners in Jarvis Bay, Huskisson, The Basin, Culburra, Vincentia, and all through Culburra are lining up to have Scott and his team get the job done. Your journey starts with a FREE site consultation so book today.

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Building a Granny Flat means to insulate against rate rise

An article published in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) on Sunday 5 March identified a number of ways Australian households are softening the impact of more expensive rates, including building a Granny Flat.

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Generation of Women Careers Built on Cubitt’s Apprenticeship

Breaking the mold in the Construction industry, Cubitt’s is leading from front when it comes to women in trades – now announcing the Cubitt’s Female Carpenter Apprenticeship programme

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What’s included in a Cubitt’s Home Extension Design Pack?

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.

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Home Extensions: What factors affects how long a home renovation may take?

Find out what factors can affect the timeline of a home extension or home renovation project, and what are the common considerations that need to be taken into account to save time overall.

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How much could you save moving back in with Mum and Dad?

Families looking at the possibility of interest rates remaining higher longer term, are examining their resources to ensure they can maintain their standard of living.

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Ninth consecutive interest rate rise driving creative property solutions

The impact of an interest rate rise can be different for individuals, businesses and the overall economy, with some potentially benefiting while others may be negatively affected. No matter the situation, with rates continuing to rise – and more expected, individuals and families are considering their options.

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Blue Mountains Beauty – The Banksia II like you have never seen it before

The Banksia II, on display in the showroom is specifically inspired by spaces in the NSW Blue Mountains, and combines the beauty of the natural landscape with contemporary design elements to create a unique and functional space. With its deep earthy palette, sleek black appliances, and gold and black accents throughout, the design is sure to impress. Lets take a look in detail.

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Ten Home Goals for 2023

There’s nothing more important than family. Our foundation of emotional support, security, belonging, identity and values. At Cubitt’s, we know your home is what is supporting, surrounding and nurturing your family – in so many different ways, and we’re here to support you finding the best way to family for you.

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How Much Does a Home Extension Cost in 2023? Here are 7 Important Factors

As your family grows, you may find yourself requiring more usable space. Planning to renovate the home you love is one of the most exciting and most personal projects a person can undertake.

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Five top tips for surviving Christmas with the Rellies

Every family is unique, and differences become clearer during the holidays. We’ve got five hot tips to make this Christmas one of peace and family unity and help you get your holiday off to a good start.

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