Naturally , before you start creating the lose, you must have DIY SIP. It makes the construction easier and permits us to easily determine the number of developing materials you will need with your DIY SIP.


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DIY SIP/Hybr >

A great solution for do-it-yourself home owners who want the pride and satisfaction that comes from building your own house. These all-in-one solutions also appeal to professional contractors who want an economical way to quickly assemble affordable packages of energy efficient homes for their clients.

Your code-friendly kit and ready-to-permit package could create:

  • Off Gid Cabin
  • Med Care Cottage
  • Tiny House on Wheels
  • Small Home on Conventional Foundation
  • Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
  • Efficiency Dwelling Unit (EDU)
  • Vacation Property Housing
  • Ecovillage Community
  • Campground Cabin
  • Weekend Getaway
  • Hunting Cabin
  • Detached Home Office
  • Guest House
  • Craft Cottage
  • Writers Cabin
  • Pool House
  • Oceanside Cabana
  • Backyard Bar
  • Party Barn
  • Man Cave
  • She Shed
  • Comfy Crash Pad
  • And what else you have in mind!

Do-it-yourself SIP kits from Timber Trails:

  • Include ready-to-assemble (RTA) materials
  • Fabricated from Timber Trails packages, plan conversions, and custom designs
  • Incorporate clearly marked pre-bored wiring chases for wall outlets
  • Best assembled by certified SIP installers and DIY homeowners with construction experience
  • Bundles of pre-fabricated SIP panels other building materials (see Kit Contents below)
  • A vailable for pick-up from our fabrication facility or d elivered flat-packed through common carriers.
  • Assembled using our 1-2-3 Assembly Instructions and how-to media
  • Can include all parts for Finish-Ready completion

Kit Contents

Your DIY home building kit from Timber Trails arrives as a complete ready-to-assemble (RTA) package including:

  • Panels – Highly insulating, code compliant OSB sheet and EPS foam sandwich
  • Lumber – Commercial grade dimensional and sheet material for your SIP/hybr >– Made from OSB to br >– Seals cracks and gaps to seal your SIP outer envelope
  • Fasteners – Professional quality hardware to hold your new home together

We’re here to help you with fast and affordable solutions for:

  • R >– May be required for larger packages and plans
  • Support Posts – May be required for larger packages and plans
  • Timber Frame – Attractive aesthetic and load-bearing architectural elements
  • Finishing Materials – Windows, doors, moisture barriers, roofing, and siding
  • Freight – Delivers kits and materials to your build site via common carriers
  • Assembly – Our team of certified SIP installers and construction pros

Timber Trails does as much as possible to make DIY assembly as easy as possible for you. While the bulk of your kit assembly uses common hand tools, we recommended having these tools handy:

  • Mastic Dispenser – Large caulk gun for applying mastic from “sausages”
  • Heavy Maul – Sometimes a panel or plate needs a little convincing
  • Impact Driver – Used to drive heavy duty screws home to affix panels
  • Pneumatic Stapler – A compressor and stapler are used to button-up panels
  • Cat’s Paw – Nail puller with flat chisel end for scraping foam free of channels
  • Auto-Plane – Helpful for shaving down burrs and edges in lumber and OSB
  • Cam Straps – Prov >– The rope variety help with some hauling

If some of the above seems daunting, confusing, or intimidating, you might consider attending a SIPschool class, or requesting an Assisted Assembly.

Also, check out our Finish-Ready Shells for solutions you can complete with your own basic home maintenance skills and/or help of building trade professionals.

We’re here to help, and are happy to offer an objective assessment of your needs for solutions that make the most of your budget and experience.

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