DIY Learning Centre | Frequently Asked Questions

We hear a lot of questions from our customers across a broad range of topics when it comes to do it yourself caravan builds and refurbishments, however the most commonly asked questions usually have a fairly simple answer.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned pro, it can be useful to see what others ask and get your answers fast.

If you don’t find the answer to your question here, more detailed information can be found in the learning centre, so make sure you use the search facility at the top of the page to find what you need.

What are the compliance rules for small trailers used on the highway

For customers new to the industry building a caravan for use on the roads can be daunting. How do you find out what is required in so far as road rules are concerned? There is a system of National Standards for vehicles know as ADRs (Australian Design Rules) in addition…

How DIY joins the composite panels together

DIY has designed unique panel joiners to attach the composite panels to each other and to the chassis or frame of your project. So in addition to the superior strength characteristics of the Composite Panels themselves, our panel joiners are used to create a 'monocoque structure' such that the shell