The Difference in Barn Siding Options



In recent years, barn-siding has become the vinyl records of the design world: chic, a beautiful way to design your home in a way that shows your appreciation for history. Barn siding comes in so many different forms that you’re sure to find one that suits you. Metal Siding The most popular barn-siding by far is metal barn-siding, a type that has been available for years and has become so commonplace in rural areas across America that nary a farm or yard has no building with metal barn siding on it. The biggest problem that metal barn-siding used to have was its tendency to rust: modern metal barn-siding is often chemically treated to prevent rusting. Wood Siding Another form of barn-siding is made of wood. Reminiscent of the barns of New England, wooden barn-siding can come in a wide variety of types—pine, oak, and cedar are particularly popular. A great…

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5 Questions You Should Ask Your Garage Builder

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When you are deciding to build a garage, you’re going to have a lot of questions that come up during the process. First, you’ll need to start with the questions that you are asking yourself: What is the purpose of this extra space? What do you plan to store there? This can help guide your entire garage building project. If you are looking to house one additional vehicle, that will help you determine the size that you need. Or, if you are looking for the maximum amount of space you can add for storage to your property, another design might fit you best. Once you know what you want to store, you’ll need to narrow down how big you want your garage or shed to be. We all want it as big as possible but at the least, you’ll need to meet the needs that you see in your original…

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How to Turn Your Shed into a Tiny House



Have you been thinking about a tiny house? Starting with a shed might be one of the best options available to you. Think of it this way. You’ll get such a head start over building it from scratch! There is no need to track down plans, buy lumber, cut, nail or do the roofing! You’ll be miles ahead in a structurally sound building. Let someone else do the hard part and you can focus on the fun stuff! Some shed companies also have their own financing or rent to own options. Try getting a house payment for only a couple of hundred dollars a month. That could be totally doable with your new project! And don’t forget the warranty. Most shed companies offer some type of warranty on their sheds so this is a great plus as well! You can design the interior layout of the shed any way you…

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7 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Custom Built Barns



A custom built barn can solve a lot of problems for you! It’s one of the best ways to protect some of your hard earned cash which you’ve turned into your toys – car, boat, trailer, quads, motorcycles, you get the picture. Here’s seven reasons why you should invest in a custom built barn. #1 Protect your stuff. We all know that one of the biggest reasons to invest in a custom built barn is to protect your stuff. That’s one of the biggest reasons that people look for a barn in the first place. #2 You control the location. There are storage units everywhere. With a custom built barn, you control the location of where that storage is and all the security. You know it will be safest with you! #3 You control the design. Did you hear the word custom in the phrase custom built barns? Yes! You…

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5 Unexpected Ways Storage Sheds Can Make Your Life Better



If you are looking to improve your quality of home life than a storage shed may be for you. There’s no place like home and that’s particularly true when you’ve got things handled. Here’s five reasons you never dreamed of how a simple storage shed can make your life better. #1 Less stress. When you use a storage shed, you have more rooms to store things. That means in in your home you’ll be able to dejunk and declutter more than you ever thought possible. Won’t it be nice to get rid of some of the things you don’t need anymore? When you can move around in your home, because it is clean and organized, you’ll feel a sigh of relief! #2 Better family time. When your family comes to visit, you can actually have them stay in your spare bedroom! With all the stuff out of there that you…

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The Ultimate Guide for Building Premium Barns and Hiring The Right Builders



You finally made the decision to building that premium barn that you’ve always dreamed of. It’s been on your mind for, well, years and now you’re ready to get things started. But how do you know what to do now? First you’ll need to make sure you are building the best barn and you hire the right premium barn builders. What do you want out of your barn? Is the main priority storage for your lawn and yard equipment? Is it to store items for your business? Are you planning on housing your existing animals or adding more to your animal family? Before you really get started on barn shopping, you need to identify what it is exactly that you are looking for. What’s the main need you want to take care of? Identify that and you’re already half way there. Once you decide the exact type of barn you…

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Revolutionize Your Lofted Barn with These Easy-Peasy Steps



Do you have a lofted barn? Are you ready to take that lofted barn to the next level? Having a lofted barn isn’t just enough, you have to know how to use that new space effectively. Here’s some tips on what you can do to get the most out of your lofted barn! It’s normal to have chemicals in our barns and sheds. But make sure that these are protected from kids, animals and even from spilling. Most yard chemicals are extremely toxic so take care to have these put in a special place or plastic container to contain them. If you have a lot of tools in your lofted barn you might want to consider adding a pegboard for tools. This simple addition can help keep you organized and make everything really accessible. Another added feature is you can get the special pegboard hooks for lawn tools, making a…

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What Qualifies As A Tiny House?



You’ve heard about them, you’ve read about them, you might have even seen one on the road. Tiny houses are everywhere! But what actually qualifies as a tiny house? There’s a couple of different ways to define a tiny house and the biggest (pun intended) is determined by square feet. Because this is more of a social movement, there’s no set rules, but generally a house that is smaller than 500 square feet is considered to be a small house. Some go as far as saying structures less than 150 square feet are considered tiny homes. And even smaller tiny homes can be found at 80 square feet. While tiny houses are a small part of real estate transactions, they are getting to be more popular. And it’s easier than ever to build your own tiny home, in a permanent location on or wheels. There’s television shows like “Tiny House…

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Should I Build a Mother-in-Law Suite?



When you have guests that come to visit, it is so nice. You haven’t seen them for a while and you want to visit. Everything is really great, for about the first two hours. Then you realize that everyone loves being together but they want their space as well. Wouldn’t it be great to have somewhere they could stay that was close and convenient for late night home movies and BBQs? Or do you have an aging parent that you want to spend more time with you and your kids? You might want to consider building a mother-in-law suite. The best of both worlds, a mother-in-law suite can be added to your existing property, giving you the ease of convenience but making it so that everyone has their own space. As much as you love each other, people need somewhere that is their own and that they can make to…

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Barns VS. Utility Sheds, Which One Do You Need?



When you are looking for more storage for your home or property, there’s an easy way to go about it. Get some extra space! But what kind of space? Do you need a barn or a shed? Or a combination of both? When you are trying to determine what type of shed you need, you’ll first want to start with the reason. What’s the purpose for the extra space? Do you have work tools that you need to store? Are you looking to expand or start a home business? Do you need utilities? How much space do you need? Do you want to increase your dry or clean storage? If you answered yes these types of questions than a utility shed may be for you. Are you looking to house farming equipment? Do you need a home for animals? Are you looking to store feed, hay or other animal related…

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