With previous building experience and the right tools, people can easily save big bucks on building a DIY backyard studio with ensuite like this one. Look at these stage-by-stage construction shots kindly sent by our Sunshine Coast customer who is the proud owner/builder of a modern 3.6m x 7m bedsitter cabin with an ensuite and compact kitchenette. You can see how, after completion, this little backyard studio is obviously lived-in and loved.
If you’re thinking about undertaking a DIY backyard studio with ensuite project, you need to self-qualify your suitability based on your experience with similar small building projects (eg: how to frame a window, etc) or you’ll need to know some tradies who don’t mind giving you a hand or some helpful advice. You’ll also need a good range of professional-grade power tools and safety equipment or it could be too risky for you to undertake DIY.
Whether you go DIY or get a professional installer, any backyard studio intended for human habitation (eg: an extra living room, bedroom, office, or study) will require some form of building approval or certification process according to local council regulations. If you give us some details about your proposed DIY project, we can help you to navigate compliance with the appropriate drawings and paperwork. Click below to get started: