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Buildout Materials for a Metal Building Barndominium – Texas Barndominiums Example

This is a list of the type of materials you would likely find included in a barndominium kit

All costs are estimates only, but do include installation 

  • Engineered Concrete Slab – Included
  • Stained Concrete Floors – included
  • Spray Foam Insulation – outside walls only – included
  • PEX Plumbing Supplies – included
  • Laminate Countertops – included
  • Pre-Manufactured Cabinets – included
  • 9-Foot Ceilings – included
  • Drywall  900 sq ft – $2,000
  • Doors
    • Ext x 2 -$250 ea = $500
    • Int x 5 – $225 ea = $1,125
    • Sliding closet doors X 2 @ $500 = $1,000
  • Electrical @ $5 sq ft = 900 x $5 = $4,500 est (labor included for certified electrician)
  • Interior Framing – $2,000
  • Insulation – $1,000 (interior only)
  • Fixtures
    • Dishwasher – $300
    • Toilet x 2 – $400
    • Sink x 3 – kitchen $350 2 bath $500
    • Water heater x 1 – $400
    • Shower X 1 – $800
    • Tub x 1 – $900
  • Plumbing – $3600 @ $4 sq ft (labor included for certified plumber)
  • Paint – $500

Total $19,875

Infrastructure

  • Well -$2,000
  • Septic – $2,000
  • Driveway – $3,000
  • Foundation 900 sq ft slab – included

Total $7,000

The Totals

  • $124,000 The ”Alpha” Kit — 2BR, 1BA – 900 sq ft
  • $19,875 Buildout materials – see detail above
  • $  5,000 Heating/Cooling

$148,875 total construction cost divided by 900 sq ft = $165 sq ft

 Additionally

  • $40,000 Land 2 acres
  • $7,000 Infrastructure – see detail above

$47,000 total land and infrastructure

 Grand Total for Metal Barndo = $195,875 (before taxes, insurance, deed recording, permits, etc.)

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