DIY Learning Centre | Frequently Asked Questions

Building your first caravan is a big project – and it’s always better to ask the question and be sure you know the correct answer.

The old adage is so true – ‘ Assumptions generally lead to one thing – Errors!’

It doesn’t matter whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned pro, scroll through the FAQs to help your project along.

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.

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 Panel A with a perforated 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

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…