Kits; For Do-It-Yourself Dreams

These days, you can buy just about anything in kit form, from kit cars and kit aeroplanes to kit boats and kit homes . A kit is basically a series of parts pre-manufactured to yours or the designer’s specifications and delivered ready to assemble.

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Totally Unique Homes

When you build your own home, you want it to be unique, to have your own personal stamp on its design that says who you are and how you like to live. To achieve this in a cost-effective manner, you could build a kit home. With a practically infinite

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The History of Kit Homes

When you see the choice of designs and quality of materials, you could be forgiven for thinking the kit home is a modern day invention. But the idea of the kit home has been around since the early 1900’s. Kit homes became popular in American after

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Kit Home Studios; the New Great Australian Sheds

It’s been the stuff of urban legend for generations; the Great Aussie Shed at the bottom of the yard, where blokes disappear for more than 12 hours a week on average (nearly a month out of every year) to attend to Secret Men’s Business. While th

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A Kit Home Office Is A Great Way To Work

The shape of today’s work force is changing. To cut costs, many companies are now outsourcing where they can, and with all the latest advances in technology, working from home has become a real option for many people. But it doesn’t work for eve

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Kit Home Granny Flats are the Perfect Solution

Once upon a time, a granny flat was just that; a little box in the back yard where dear old gran would come to stay when she was no longer able to look after herself. But granny flats aren’t just for grannies any more. A growing number of people h

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Timber vs Steel Framed Kit Homes

So you’re looking at purchasing a kit home? Great choice! Kit homes are a lot cheaper than  conventional homes, whether you build it yourself or have someone do it for you, and these days your design is limited only by your imagination. But what

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10 Reasons Why a Kit Home Makes the Ideal Holiday Retreat

While the great Australian dream has always been to own your own home, the other great Aussie dream is to have a holiday block where you can disappear into the bush or the sand dunes and just get away from it all for a while. These days, it’s not

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Personalise Your Kit Home and Make It Your Dream Home

Think all kit homes look the same? Think again. Kit home manufacturers now offer so many options, almost anything is possible. Whether you choose from a plan or create your own design, there are a number of ways you can personalise every feature of

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20 Common Kit Home Mistakes To Avoid

Kit homes are a great alternative for owner builders. While they used to all look the same, kit homes now come in a huge range of designs and have many flexible options. A kit home can cost you up to 40% less than building a conventional home, but i

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