The “I Deserve It” phrase describes home design features or rooms that aren’t typically necessary but, once experienced by the homeowner, are must-haves.
This category includes a broad range of blog posts all pertaining to post and beam building or the post and beam design process. Architectural inspirations, design ideas, tips for building new post and beam homes and additions and more!
Prefab homes have shed their former reputation as makeshift. Yankee Barn Homes utilizes panelized building techniques to build fast, cost-effective yet aesthetically pleasing, long-term housing.
By its very nature, Yankee Barn Homes’ post and beam prefab construction adapts naturally to green building. The company has worked hard at developing creative ways to allow buyers efficiency without compromising the comforts of a traditional home.
have you ever closely examined the windows in Yankee Barn homes? If yes, then you already know how attractive they are in their own right. Whether they’re specialty windows, door-size windows, oversize windows or clever combinations of stock windows, we have a knack…
Yankee Barn Homes floor plans can be customized or our designers will start from scratch to meet your specific site requirements, your lifestyle, wants and needs. One of the unique things about a post and beam home is the fact that the load bearing walls are on the exterior and thus the floor plans are […]
Hey everyone, check us out in the most recent issue of Small Room Decorating Magazine, Fall 2010. We’re featured on pages 10 and 11 in boxes 12 and 13. It’s really exciting for us as we’re feeling pretty good about the suggestions we have to offer! Be sure to check back soon as our photo […]
Have you ever heard of hybrid timber frames? They are a good option when you want to reduce the amount of timbers when designing your dream home. At Yankee Barn Homes, we occasionally meet clients who love the look of post and beam homes but wonder if it is possible to use less timbers. It […]
Ah, Spring. This time of year I love to sit outside, ignore the housework piling up and dream over magazines of home plans. Plan viewing in my house often brings on lively discussion, debates and laughter. My daughters think they each need a master suite of their own, complete with dressing rooms, private bath, closets […]
As promised in yesterday’s post, here is The Check List of questions to ask yourself as you plan and design your new home. ·How many people will live here? Are they permanent or occasional occupants and are there special needs associated with any of them? ·Is this a primary or second home? Considerations such as […]
In an earlier post, The Home Design Dilemma: 7 Lessons Learned, I stressed how important it is in knowing yourself, your needs and your wants prior to beginning the design process. In this two part post I’ll go into detail as, if you’re like me, needs and wants are not always readily apparent. I could […]