Internal walls and building rooms inside your caravan

Once you have your shell designed you may wish to divide up the internal space. DIY Caravans supply an Internal Wall panel ideally suited for this. With the same perforated core design it is ideal for building : Shower room Ensuite bathroom Toilet or simply a full height bulkhead For…...

RV electrics – a few pointers

Most projects require an electrical system which may include road-lights, a 12 volt system and/or a 240 volt system. Choose at the design stage what items you require and where you intend to install them. Key areas to consider include :     Battery location - Unless you use Lithium…...

What payment types does DIY accept?

Once you have placed your online Order, DIY will calculate the freight cost to your shipping address. We will then email you a Tax Invoice with our bank details for you to transfer the funds when you have checked the details and are happy with the Invoice. This way there…...

Does DIY have a showroom?

DIY is an e-commerce business focussing on supplying many specialist products for customers building their own caravan, truck camper or toy hauler project. We have quality Australian manufacturers and suppliers from Victoria to Queensland so it is not practical to have a showroom. Our business is ba...

How much does freight cost?

To find out the freight cost please complete your online order and send it to us with all the details we need to calculate the shipping cost. DIY can then select the best freight method for your order. We will either call or email you with the total cost of…...

What is so special about DIY Composite Panels with a pvc core?

Sandwich Panels are becoming increasingly popular in the construction of caravans and RVs in Australia. The main reasons include: Reduced weight Increased strength Faster construction Better insulation and thermal conductivity Reduced water ingress issues A sandwich panel consists of 3 key component...

Cleaning the RV or caravan exterior

Another feature of the DIY Premium Composite Panels is their high quality marine grade gel-coat finish. Since the panels are all 'hand-laid' they are constructed with a pure gel-coat product from a 200 ltr drum , rather than a large roll of imported skin. As a result with a little…...

Preparing composite panels for assembly with construction adhesive

Preparation and application of adhesive DIY recommends using a specialist structural adhesive for attaching the structural components of your shell. In our experience this is akin to 'welding' the parts together and means we only get one chance! Note the adhesive will only be as strong as the surfac...