What is a Shouse? What You Should Know and 6 Benefits Of Shop Houses

In Barndominium Ideas, Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

When looking at barndominium designs and ideas, you may come across the word “shouse.” A shouse is a shophouse (shop + house = shouse). It is essentially a workshop or storage space connected to a …

Top Places to Build a Barndominium

In Barndominium State Guide, Building a Barndominium by Michael O'Connor

Barndominiums are quickly becoming one of the most popular and enduring trends in the alternative housing movement. With so many builders specializing in this type of home build and more and more designers embracing this …

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How to Finish Out a Barndominium in 7 Steps

In Barndominium Ideas, Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

Erecting the metal frame is just one of the steps involved in building a barndominium. If you are building the structure from scratch, you also need to finish out the interior. Finishing a barndominium involves …

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How to Heat a Barndominium | 6 Best Ways

In Barndominium Ideas, Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

Barndominiums tend to provide greater energy efficiency compared to standard homes. The metal frame, siding, and roof help reduce the transfer of heat to the outdoors during colder weather. While barndominiums can hold heat, you …

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Stunning West Texas Barndominium: 3,104 Sq Ft Modern Farmhouse

In Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium, Featured Barndominiums by Gail Rose

Let’s take a look at a modern farmhouse sitting on a 3.5-acre land in Seminole, Texas. This huge 3,104 sq ft gorgeous 2-story home features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. What’s even more exciting, the …

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Pole Barn Home vs Barndominium – Which Is the Better Home?

In Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

Compared to traditional homes, barndominiums are more affordable, durable, and versatile. However, some people do not like the idea of living in a steel building. A pole barn home may provide an alternative to a …

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Top 9 Barndominium Bathroom Ideas

In Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium, Featured Barndominiums by Keren Dinkin

So, you’ve finally decided to build your own barndominium. Congratulations! You’ve made the right decision. If you’re in the middle of building one and are still undecided on the design of your bathroom, then these …

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18 Month Barndominium Planning Checklist

In Building a Barndominium by Andrew Michael

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Can a Barndominium Have a Basement?

In Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

When barndominiums were introduced, they did not typically have basements. They often featured large barn-style construction, with frames built on cement slabs. So, can a barndominium have a basement? The answer is yes. While it …

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Barndominium vs Manufactured Home: Which is the Best Option?

In Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

For decades, a manufactured home was the preferred choice for those wanting an affordable alternative to traditional homes. Manufactured homes are either fully or partially constructed in a factory, saving time and money on construction. …

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Barndominium Construction Loan: Valuable Facts You Should Know

In Barndominium Costs, Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

Barndominiums offer many advantages for those who want an entirely new home. Compared to constructing a traditional house, you are likely to spend less and have your home ready sooner. The hard part is financing …

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Your Ultimate Guide to Barndominium Insulation

In Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

When constructing a barndominium, you have a lot of choices to consider, such as the size of the structure, the number of bedrooms, and the overall floor plan. One detail that is easy to overlook …

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Top 12 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Barndominium

In Building a Barndominium by Gail Rose

If you plan on building a barndominium, you are likely aware of the advantages of these unique structures. A barndominium is often quicker to build and more durable compared to a traditional home. Barndominiums are …

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What is a Barndominium? The Ultimate Guide to Building, Costs, and Everything You Need To Know

In Barndominium Costs, Barndominium Floor Plan, Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium by Andrew Michael

It was the fall of 2017. Another year gathered around the table for Thanksgiving. Little did I know that after some neighborhood gossip my life would change forever that day. “They’re building a barndominium.” “They’re …

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Building a Barndominium in Texas – The Best Builders, Kit Providers, Where To Find Land, and More

In Barndominium Kits, Barndominium State Guide, Building a Barndominium by Andrew Michael

As barndominiums become more common throughout the United States, one area where they seem to fit in particularly well is the state of Texas. Their charming rustic curb appeal suits The Lone Star State perfectly, …

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Is it Possible to Get A Barndominium VA Loan? We Answer Your Burning Questions

In Barndominiums, Building a Barndominium by Andrew Michael

One of the more common questions we get on the topic of financing your barndominium is whether the barndominium VA loan exists? Long considered one of the top mortgage products, the VA loan is for …

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Steel vs Wood Building Cost: Which Barndominium Will Make the Most Sense Long Term?

In Building a Barndominium by Andrew Michael

You, like many others, may be in the middle of  the “steel vs wood building cost” dilemma. It strikes those who are trying to decide between building a traditional all-steel barndominium and one that is …