I am thoroughly enjoying the fruits of my labor with this kit. It was a frustrating assembly process (see below), but well worth it!
ProsSignificantly more cost effective than building from scratch or hiring a GC to complete! Good quality for price. The size varieties offered were the most important factor; offering a size that exactly matched the upper deck. Two entry doors are a big plus.
ConsHardware was packaged in one large plastic bag which contained numerous smaller bags, each labeled with a letter from the alphabet. Each bag contained an assortment of hardware. The instructions made absolutely NO reference to the "lettered" bags! Nor did the packaging or grouping have ANYTHING to do with assembly! In order to inventory the hardware, it was necessary to open EVERY SINGLE BAG and reorganize the hardware by type to match the inventory listing.
The instructions did NOT reference the hardware by the name(s) given in the inventory list; rather, they were each identified by measurement(s)!!! Absolutely no consistency! This resulted in an inordinately slow assembly process.