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Why Cedarspan™?

Unlike other kits, our buildings are panellised and specifically designed for owner assembly… or for quick, easy and economical assembly by your local tradesman. They are easy to assemble and are error free. All of our structures include a complete, weather tight shell. Dwelling Structures include a prebuilt elevated floor. Customers can chose to delete […]

Understanding NSW Bushfire ratings

There are six bush fire attack levels that are used to determine the appropriate construction to be applied to a development:   BAL-LOW Minimal attack from radiant heat and flame due to the distance of the site from the vegetation, although some attack by burning debris is possible. There is insufficient threat to warrant specific […]

The Cedarspan™ difference

The best thing about using Cedarspan for your granny flat is that we are onsite for less than one week! So, we ask, what is good about being onsite for less than a week….? Less disruption to your life style Less disturbance to your neighbours If you are renting, this becomes income producing 12 – […]

The Cedarspan™ Cabin base…

The clever pole-floor design by Cedarspan gives many advantages over a normal static cabin, saving time, money, hassle and danger of flooding! “Our Structures Do Not Require A Concrete Base Or Concrete Foundation.” We do not need a concrete foundation, therefore not needing a concrete base means we can keep our prices considerably lower. “Our Structures Can Be Fitted […]

NSW Council Exemption – Cedarspan™ Barns…

Worried about needing council approval for your barn or workshed? Look no further. So long as you are on Rural zoned land in NSW, it is unlikely that you will be required to obtain council approval for your ‘farm’ building. See below for an extract from the relevant NSW legislation;   State Environmental Planning Policy […]

The Story of WESTERN RED CEDAR…

Arborvitae – “Tree of Life” Western Red Cedar is normally a fine-grained wood which exudes an aromatic odour, especially when freshly cut. In weight it is one of the lightest of the world’s valuable woods. It is characterised by a complete absence of pitch or resin. Its resistance to decay under most conditions results from […]

What is CEDARSHIELD™?

CEDARSHIELD is a premium-quality semi-transparent timber finish specially formulated to enhance and protect timber surfaces against the harsh Australian climate. This scientifically-proven formula utilises the most recent technology and superior-quality ingredients to achieve the maximum protection against damaging environmental elements for both dressed and rough-sawn timber. The careful formulation yields a premium product which is […]