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A barn has multiple uses on an acreage. Make sure your land can handle the building requirements of a barn.
Having a place in the country means you can build a barn for animals, machinery, or whatever else you need to shelter. But, make sure the land is well-suited for a barn. Radio interview source:...
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Here are a few practical design tips that will save you time and money.
Getting started Weekend to-do list: Fix holes in stall floors Scrub water buckets Replace boards in stalls Clean nests out of rafters Paint barn...
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You may be facing a decision on what to do with an old barn that's seen better days. Restoration can be expensive, but sometimes just keeping up with repairs will maintain the building for future...
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Simple adjustments make a world of difference safety and completing chores
Radio interview source: Bob McBride, Director of Construction Management, Sand Creek Post and Beam   Listen here: Barn lighting options Whether you're building a new barn or remodeling...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program
Radio interview source: Tami Newman, spokeswoman, Wick Buildings                 Listen here for the radio story Garages, barns and other...
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Sheds can be built for any need
Listen to the radio story mp3 Although you'll need to check out local building codes before you begin, the process of adding a new building to your property is easier than you might expect....
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All Around the Homestead: A page written by our readers
Got an idea that's too good to keep? Send it in! You'll receive $100 for any idea the editors choose to illustrate. Include your phone number and sketch or photo if needed. All material...
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Wood-plastic composites are coming on strong in rural America's yards, while a global timber industry still offers long-lasting natural lumber.
The deck makes the home No home is complete without a deck. But before you build, you'll have to decide exactly what should be underfoot. It's not an easy task. Dozens of companies make...
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All Around the Homestead: A page written by our readers
Got a great idea that's too good to keep? Send it in! You will receive $100 for a published idea. Include a phone number and sketch or photo if needed. All material becomes property of Meredith...
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Comfort and safety (the horse's, that is) should be top priorities when building a barn and a place to ride.
Now that you finally have that place in the country, you can keep horses at home instead of boarding them somewhere else. As you design and build a barn and riding ring, be sure to put the needs of...

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