Adding a few aesthetic extras goes a long
ways towards dressing up a building Most customers want the
economics of a metal building but don't want it to look like
"Steve's Air Conditioning" in their back yard. (no offense to
Lean-To's are economical and create much welcomed
protection from Arkansas's sun and rain. After 26 years of
building buildings a few things have come clear. Human
beings and hound dogs love lean-to's. Lean-to's can come off
all four sides. They can come with a dirt floor, a finely
graded gravel floor or a concrete floor. When pouring a
concrete floor for a lean-to we typically give it a broom
finish for outdoor traction. There are three choices with
Classic American Farm is where the high side of the
lean-to starts at the main buildings drip edge. The lean-to
has a lower roof pitch than the main building.
Monitor Style is where the lean-to starts a couple of
feet lower than the main buildings drip edge. Some people
refer to this as a Kentucky horse barn. This style is
Nuevo Style is where the lean-to keeps the same
height and roof pitch of the main building.
Inset Bay is engineering speak for a roof overhang
coming off the end of a building that keeps the same
roofline. Inset Bays were popular with service stations of
the 1920's. Today they are economical and very useful. Like
a lean-to they give protection from sun and rain but are
Putting fixed glass windows high in the walls flood the
interior with light and keep the building secure.
Overhangs are probably the most dramatic addition a
customer can add. The building instantly looks more
expensive than what it cost to build. Overhangs give a more
Wainscot has been dressing up buildings since the
17th century. Wainscot is available in metal panels of a
different color. Wainscot comes with a special trim that
directs water to the outside of the building. (where it
belongs) It is also available in brick or stone, cultured or
real. We are fortunate enough to have a bricklayer with over
30 years of experience work for us. We usually can match
your homes existing brick or rock work. By using the exact
same brick or rock wainscot as your home, it instantly makes
your new building belong.
Wood Corbels really soften up a metal building
Cupolas add character. If you want for your building
to stand out from the crowd, a cupola will do it. Available
in different sizes to match the proportions of your
building. They come in maintenance free metal or glass. Past
customers have put lights inside their glass cupola's to add
a touch of whimsy.
Flying Gables are alive and well in the Ozarks.
Flying Gables are economical and create a instant classic.
Guaranteed to be a conversation starter with your friends
Sliding Doors tells the world that this is a horse
barn. The old fashion sliding door still plays a part in
this modern world. Any horse owner can tell you why they
want a sliding door instead of a overhead.
Dutch Doors just about seem standard for a fancy
horse barn. Built strong enough to hold up to a draft horse
these are the real McCoy. 5" x 5" post are used for the door
jambs. Typically these Dutch Doors raise the self esteem of
Custom Features - We offer a host of custom features
to make your building your own.
In-floor radiant heating systems