I included this post for several reasons. One I wanted to highlight what a chore it was to build. I had read the poor reviews on ToysRus before ordering on Feebay so I knew I was in for a challenge. I am handy, allowes 2 days to construct and expected frustration. I still was not fully prepared for the ill-fitting parts and factory damage from inadequate packaging. You can see in the photo all the different tools I had to use in addition to the phillips head screwdriver indicated in the instructions. They were better (and funnier) than Ikea instructions but it was as if they knew what a b**** this is to assemble. WARNING: Do NOT use a hammer and tap block to get things (clear walls) in place. Since the wood is warped it is not going to be a perfect fit and chances are the largest sliding door will not slide easily after building. I tried to 'make' it fit and all I did was chip the grey floor paint along the outside edges. I did have to drill additional holes in the underside of the roof to make the screws fit for sturdy construction. Thank goodness I have a drill with all the bits. I can see angry comsumers taking it back in a big pile-o-pieces if they are not tool handy. The roof warping kind of made it not perfect as well, but overall the hosue got built in about a day and a half and the flaws are not that noticable. Naturally the lights did not work, another mood killer. I did manage to get them working which is outlined in another post.