VanHomes prides itself on delivering affordable homes quickly. With VanHomes, you can have your home set up in mere hours, and in many instances with no building approval necessary in New South Wales.
That being said, while VanHomes can get your home set up quickly, there are several requirements that must be met before we can install a VanHome on your chosen site.
Width: When towing the VanHome into position, our delivery drivers require at least 2700mm as the VanHome itself is 2500mm. NOTE that this is based on the VanHome and car being on an exact level surface. If the surface is not exactly level, the car or VanHome will tilt with the slope of the ground, which will increase the space required.
Length: Total length required is 6300mm (Tow Vehicle) + 1200mm (Towing Draw Arm) + total length of the VanHome.
Height: Total height of our VanHomes are approximately 3500mm. NOTE that this is based on the VanHome and car being on an exact level surface. If the surface is not exactly level, the car or VanHome will tilt with the slope of the ground, increasing the required space.
Crane Lift: If you don't have the access position for a VanHomes installation, we recommend hiring a crane to make your installation easier. See how we installed a VanHome in Victoria with a crane life hired by our customer.
Whilst installing the VanHome, our Installers require a minimum 500mm around the circumference of the VanHome in order to fit the flashing/guttering.
Additionally, for the Expanding models, our Installers require 2500mm clearance at the front and back of the VanHome in order to swing the front and rear walls around.
If your site does not have these clearances, please let us know prior to the Installation so that we can assess what is required.Interested to learn more about installing a VanHome in a backyard with no access? Check our crane installation guide here.
The site where the VanHome is being positioned must have no more than 300mm fall from front-to-back and 200mm fall from side-to-side. Your VanHome veranda and stairs have been designed to suit a flat site. In which case, if your site is an uneven surface it may mean that our step stairs may not suit.
The site where the VanHome is being positioned must be firm, solid ground. The VanHome may not be able to be installed if the site has recently been filled in, dug up or the ground is too soft. If you intend to have the VanHome installed on gravel or roadbase It is important to have this compacted before the installation commences.
If all of these conditions are met, you should be able to have your VanHome up and running a few hours after delivery. If you have any questions about site preparation or VanHomes in general, feel free to contact us here.
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