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Steel Yourself

We bought a property in the Hunter Valley and are now seriously considering building a kithome. I've spent a fair bit of time looking all around at all

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Flat pack kitchen cabinets: designing for kit homes

Kitchen cabinets in flatpack form are a great fit for the ownerbuilder of kit homes

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Kitchen Renovation Before and After

My kitchen renovation before and after | Old kit home galley to suberb modern kitchen

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How to build a carport

Pros show how to build a carport beside my house

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Building a carport shed combo

We are building a carport shed combo on our half acre and its awesome

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Granny flat kit building resource guide

The humble Granny Flat is now sexy again | Resources for the owner builder

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Fire Safety Protection for build your own home kits

Enhance bush fire safety protection of an owner built kit home

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How to Build a Shed

A pictorial of how to build a shed with two lean to carports

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Concrete Slab Plumbing Rough In

Concrete slab plumbing rough in preparation and installation

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Owner builder support ideas

How to research support ideas for owner builders

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Intex pool review

I construct and review an intex pool: 3.66m x 99cm | Metal frame | Above ground

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Can walk in shower designs work?

Make your walk in shower designs work

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Bamboo Ceiling Panels

Installing bamboo ceiling panels in my outdoor room DIY

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How to Render Blueboard Cladding

How to render blueboard cladding | how to make render | applying render

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DIY Stairs Outdoor Platform Design

Outdoor platform DIY stairs, design to completion

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Build Your Own Deck: Ground Level and Portable

Build Your Own Deck, tools, plans and how to build a ground level deck.

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Six Rail Farm Gate

Easy wooden farm gate construction

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Granny flat plans: plans for small houses

A selection of granny flat plans from kit home providers | One bedroom plans for small houses

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The real cost of owner building a kit home

A real cost overview for kit home owner builders

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Kit Home Delivery Logistics

The logistics of Kit Home Delivery

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No drainage base material?

No sand? No gravel or crushed rock? The wood frame will start to sink and distort after a few rain storms.

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Build your own home — grand designs for beginners

I blame the Channel 4 programme Grand Designs. Like tens of thousands of others, I have built my own home. It cost more than I planned, took longer than

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Modular construction: a housing affordability game-changer?

Mass production could make apartments radically cheaper and faster to build. Is the future of apartment construction indoors? The costs of physical construction—the

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Quickest Built Homes Saves You Thousands...Find out How?

This is the original Angeli - 6400mm x 5910mm one or two bedrooms (37m2) Folding Home. They are modular, relocatable homes that conform to the Universal

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Quickest Built Homes Saves You Thousands...Find out How?

This is the original Angeli - 6400mm x 5910mm one or two bedrooms (37m2) Folding Home. They are modular, relocatable homes that conform to the Universal

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Roma kit home floor plan: iBuild

A 2 bedroom kit home floor plan: 'Roma'

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Classic Chalet kit home floor plan review: Straightedge

A 2 bedroom kit home floor plan: 'Classic Chalet'

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Miami kit home floor plan review: Valley kit homes

A 2 bedroom kit home floor plan review: 'Miami'

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Glencoe kit home review: Country kit homes

A two bedroom kit home plan eview: 'Glencoe'

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Watson kit home floor plan: Wholesale homes

A 2 bedroom kit home floor plan: 'Watson'

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