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Customizable Metal Barndominiums

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Barndominium Life

When you cross a barn with a condominium, you end up with a barndominium, or more casually, barndo. These tiny, yet useful, structures are becoming more and more popular. Why the rise in popularity of these buildings?

What’s a Barndominium?

First, barndominiums are incredibly versatile. Their open designs mean fully-customizable layouts that can be used as a living space, hobby workshop, warehouse, fitness center, garage, home office, mixed use retail/residential building, or storage facility. Instead of having to be mindful of load-bearing walls, a requirement of stick-built homes, metal buildings can be completely tailored to fit a creative vision for the space.

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Construction for these buildings is fast and durable. The metal building means the structure will be durable in a variety of weather conditions, including some of the most extreme. In addition to quick construction and impressive durability, metal barndominium buildings are very low maintenance.

If your needs change or expand, you can easily add on to your metal barndominium. The costs and logistics for doing so with this type of structure are less than that of traditional construction, which makes the building a good choice for those who expect business growth. 

Metal buildings also tend to be more affordable upfront than traditional, stick-built buildings. They can cost less both upfront and in the long run due to several factors including: 

  • Lower upfront purchase prices
  • Less construction costs
  • Lower costs in the long-run thanks to their durability, low maintenance requirements, and the energy-efficient structures.

Financing a Barndominium

What about financing a barndominium? Options like rent-to-own and standard financing are often available to fund the purchase and installation of a barndominium; often, installation and delivery are included in the price.

Ready to shop for and customize a barndominium? Our Carport1 metal building specialists are ready to walk you through the process or you can create a custom build online. Give us a call at (877) 242-0393 for assistance with your design or the most up-to-date pricing and delivery options.


Important Note: As a dealer of metal buildings and structures, Carport1 can help you get started on your Barndominium dream by spec'ing out and purchasing the metal structure. We are not licensed contractors and cannot help up-fit your metal structure. 

If you’re not sold on the barndominium idea, you can also customize your metal building into a more traditional living space.

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