Barndominiums

With housing prices on the rise, barndominiums are becoming a popular option for many reasons. They're essentially a steel framed barn which is converted into a living space. Steel buildings make the ideal blank canvas for a home since they can provide large clear-span space. This allows you to customize the interior however you see fit.

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There are many reasons why steel buildings make the ideal start for your barndominium home. These include but are not limited to:

  • They're Prefab - This means that your building is engineered and manufactured at the factory. It makes for an easier building project in rural areas where you can't just 'pop into a hardward store' if something is missing.
  • They're Durable - Steel is one of the strongest and most durable construction materials people have to work with. It goes without saying that a steel barndominium is built to last.
  • Large Clear-Span - Because of the strength of steel, you can use steel beams to span large distances without the need for internal support columns. This leaves a wide-open interior space for you to customize as you'd like, or leave open for an open-concept space.
  • DIY Possibilities - Because these buildings are prefabricated, most will come with assembly manuals that allow you to construct it yourself.
  • Styled for you - When you first think of a steel building, you may not be inspired. These days however steel buildings come in a huge array of colours so that you can style your home to look however you'd like.

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Barndominiums are homes constructed out of rigid frame steel buildings. These structures offer Strength, Style, DIY and Savings.

Built in modules (sections), this style of home offers the affordability of factory production with far more design freedom.

By re-using shipping containers, you're able to get a durable skeleton at an affordable price. Then it's customized for a funky look, or more traditional modern appearance.

SIPs (structurally insulated panels) have become popular due to their ease of assembly and high insulation value and ability to make an infinite variety of layouts.

Mobile houses have evolved over the years and today they look very different from their trailer-like predecessors. Just drop it off and your house is ready to go!

A classic, durable prefab home with good insulation value & a unique style. This method can be used for both small cabins and gigantic rustic mansions.