What is a Kit Home?
A kit home contains major parts of a home, such as walls, the floor and roof framing (inclusions vary). The pre-fabricated parts are then delivered to the block of land where the builder will assemble the pieces.
Pros of a Kit Home
Reduced Build Time: As the main structure of the home is already completed, a kit home will usually take a few days to put together—plus a few months for the interior to be completed.
Customisable: Kit homes can be customised to suit any style or size you are after.
What to Ask the Kit Home Manufacturer
Inclusions: Make sure you know exactly what is included in your package so you can budget for any extras you may need.
Geographic Hazards: Research any hazards, such as fire, or termite management, you may need to consider before choosing materials.
Energy Star Rating: Ask the manufacturer the energy star rating of the kit home. As part of your building permit, you will need to meet a 6 Star Standard.
Personalise Your Kit Home
Doors & Windows: Create a unique feel to your home by choosing windows and doors to reflect your personal style.
Add a Verandah: Once your kit home has been built, consider having a verandah added onto your house as a finishing touch.
Landscaping: Even if you have chosen a basic kit design, creating a lush paradise outside will instantly add personality to your home.
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