Living the Country Life

Buildings Content

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A log home might be the perfect fit for your rural property. Here are tips on planning and construction.
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Electric or propane furnaces aren't the only way to keep warm in the winter. Consider these alternative heat sources.
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A shop can serve many purposes on an acreage -- a place to store and repair tractors and other equipment, weld, do woodworking and garden preparation, and even play games and relax.
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These floor plans incorporate different features. Pick and choose to customize a plan of your own.
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Draw inspiration from these amazing quilts and create one for your barn!
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A barn beautifully restored in an 8-year endeavor
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See how landowners across the country have improved their property with beautiful, functional wood barns from Sand Creek Post & Beam.
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Chicken Coop
Keala Timko and her sister Coleen designed and constructed a beautiful "Coop de Ville" with features including a scenic country mural and a porch to enjoy the barnyard. Check out these...
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Betsy Freese shares some Living the Country Life magazine reader tips on how to shore up the buildings and make animals comfortable this winter. Click here to listen: All around the homestead
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Not everyone needs a big barn
Radio interview source: Jay Samuelson, Regional Director, Weatherstar Company   Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Fancy outbuildings and barns look nice, but sometimes all you need is a...

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