Steel vs Wood Barndominium

Traditionally, barndominiums have been constructed from timber in an attempt to maintain the long-established barn aesthetic. However, it may be news to you that a steel building kit can be customized easily to mimic the look of a conventional wooden barn. This allows the homeowner to realize all of the benefits a metal building provides over wood without compromising the sought after barndominium look.

Steel Barndominium Costs

  • $10-$14 per SQFT for materials
  • $4-6 per SQFT for concrete
  • $8-$12 per SQFT for erection
  • $40-$100 per SQFT for interior finishes

Wood Barndominium Costs

  • $14-$18 per SQFT for materials
  • $4-6 per SQFT for concrete
  • $8-$12 per SQFT for erection
  • $40-$100 per SQFT for interior finishes

Purchase a Pre Construction Package

If you are looking for a more detailed quote, you may want to get a design package. With a design package, you will receive detailed information on how feasible it will be to construct your barndominium without paying an architect. In fact, our design package costs about 50 percent less than hiring an architect. The package is also enough to help you secure financing from a bank. We will conduct a full cost analysis for you too, detailing how much it will cost to complete construction on your building.
All we need is a description or sketch from you showing us what you want to have built and our team will find the right options for you, in accordance with any local zoning laws. We will also put together a 3D rendering of your barndominium to give you an accurate model of what to expect, along with the final floor plans, which are approved by you before we move forward.

Top 3 Barndominium Sizes and Prices

What size do you need for your barndominium? With General Steel you have an unlimited number of size options that can be customized to in both look and functionality. The floor plans for all of these designs are only suggestions for what you could do with the space provided by the barndominum kit. As for interior finishes, we suggest you review these 34 incredible barndominium interiors build-outs to determine how you would like your barndo to look.

30x40 Barndominium Price
The overhang pictured is not structural. Many steel barndominium owners will construct overhangs with timber like the one shown after completing the steel portion of the building.
40x60 Barndominium Price
This 40' x 60' design consists of 40' x 40' residence along with a 20' x 40' garage or flex space area.
60x70 Barndominium Price
This design is essential two separate buildings. The garage space can be added during the construction of the residence or sometime in the future.
Getting an Accurate Price Quote

We engineer your building kit according to your location, accurate pricing for materials, concrete and erection is dependent on the unique factors of your location. Price ranges are for the building system only, it does not include doors, windows or other options. Complete our simple 3 step price your building form to request a detailed estimate.

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