Plan your barn-conversion dream home guided by inspiring real-life examples and practical, cost-effective solutions.
Move over she sheds, the next innovation in real estate is a full-on house! That’s right: the customizable and cost-efficient barndominum, offering plenty of space and plenty of style. In Barndominiums, author Chris Peterson, a three-decade veteran home improvement author, tours through barndos nationwide in search of the latest and greatest in barndominium living. Chapters include:
Why a Barndominium: Learn all about the benefits of the barndominium, including its flexibility, easy design, cost-effectiveness, and more!
Barndominium Gallery: Gain an inside look at barndominium interiors, exteriors, and even some sample floorplans.
Designing Your Own Barndominium: Plan out your personalized dream home, including which materials you’ll use, a design guide for specific rooms, and finalizing your plans. (Also, pros and cons to prefab vs. custom.)
The Building Process: Your guide to every step of the construction process, including hiring a builder vs self-contracting, site prep, windows and doors, insulation, flooring, and much more!
Choosing Your Barndominium Style: Learn about all the different kinds of barndominiums, furnishing guidelines, color schemes, accessorizing, and outdoor rooms, for your customized dream home!
With beautiful photographs from real-life owners and builders, this book will guide you to create your perfect barndominium!
"A great introductory book for readers who love home design or DIY books or are interested in learning more about the growing demand and popularity of barndominiums." ― Library Journal
About the Author
Chris Peterson is a veteran home improvement and design author. Among the many books he has written are Barndominiums, 5-Gallon Bucket Book, Building with Secondhand Stuff, Manskills, four books in the Ideas You Can Use series, and many books in Cool Springs Press's BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide series. He has also co-authored numerous home design books with noted media celebrities. He lives in Ashland, Oregon.