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Client Spotlight: 5-Bedroom Barndo Build Under $500k!

Today we visit the home of The Stunkards. This beautiful Oklahoma barndominium surrounded by orchards was completed in late 2023 using SIP construction. Read on for the full interview, cost breakdowns, and a firsthand account of what it’s like to design a barndominium with Back Forty!

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Common Mistakes To Avoid When Drawing Your Own Barndominium Plans!

Drawing out your ideas on paper can be a helpful and fun way to begin conceptualizing your barndominium design! Are you drawing your own plans, or are you curious about what pitfalls to avoid when sketching out your home? We address common missteps in detail, in an e-book we created specifically for folks like you!

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How To Get Started Building A Barndominium

Are you ready to get started with your barndominium build but not quite sure where to start? Then this blog is for you! This topic is one of our favorites to share because we have been in your shoes! At Back Forty Buildings, we not only design and build Barndominiums and Shop Houses…we live in them, too!

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How Much Does It Cost To Build A Barndominium?

The number one question we get is “how much does it cost to build a barndominium?”. This can be a very complex question to answer, but we’re doing our best to break down barndominium and shop house cost variables for you in this blog post!

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Barndominium Build.

We get questions all the time about how to save money on a barndominium or shop house. Honestly, there are a LOT of ways, big and small, to make your build fit in to a budget, but here are the top ways we have found to be simple, and effective, in reducing construction costs!

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open floor plan and loft barndominium

The Garage Door Debate

One of the most coveted design features of a “barndominium” are often the cool, industrial, glass garage doors the open up in to the living space. I’ll admit, functionality aside, I was SOLD on a garage door in our barndominium! They’re so unique, so flashy, so…Pinterest-worthy!

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The Back Forty Story

We’re so excited that you found our site! If you’re curious about how Back Forty Buildings came to be, or searching for some inspiration to tackle your own barndominium build, then this blog post is for you!

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