Aug 29, 2019

Getting a portable cabin to your place

We work hard to get a cabin to your place. At RoomMate Cabins we really try hard to get a cabin into where you want it. Sometimes it’s not so straight forward so some planning is required. Generally when you order a cabin or enquire about hiring a cabin, your RoomMate Cabin operator will take […]

Aug 15, 2019

Portable cabins are a cost-effective solution for students

The cost of studying is getting extremely expensive these days. Accommodation is one of the costs that adds to the burden for students. With rental properties skyrocketing in price, renting a cabin is a much more cost-effective option for students. RoomMate portable cabins save money The money saved in rental costs can go towards other […]

Aug 1, 2019

How to keep your portable cabin warm and dry over winter

In the winter months, when the sun isn’t shining so much and there’s a lot more rain about, keeping your home and cabin warm and dry is really important. It’s a much nicer space to be in when it’s cosy, warm and dry! We’ve got a few tips to help you keep your rental cabin […]

Jul 18, 2019

Portable cabins: where it all began

The original idea for residential portable cabins in New Zealand came from the RoomMate Cabins founder, Dennis Trotter, back in 2002. Dennis was working in real estate and property development at the time and found there were a lot of families that needed to upsize as the kids got older, particularly teenagers who were struggling […]

Jul 4, 2019

Are you building your own home? A cabin makes a great on-site office

Speaking from personal experience, we built our family home five years ago. One of the first things we did, was install a standard cabin (2.4m x 3.6m) onto the property to enable us to have a secure and clean space away from the building site. We installed a large desk that kept the site plans […]

Jun 20, 2019

How to decorate your cabin and make it your home!

We see so many excited people when we deliver their cabin to them. Having their own space can be life-changing. We’ve put a few ideas together to show how you can make your cabin your own space – your home! Firstly, what kind of things do you like to have around you? What things bring […]

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