Frequently Asked Questions

What is your travel/build radius?

We currently build around 80 miles from Hallsville, Texas: including Smith, Harrison & Gregg Counties.

How long does it take to complete a barndo from start to finish?

While there are factors that can alter any construction timeline, our goal is to build your new barndominium in 6 months or less.

How do I get started?

The best way to get started is to fill out a "Request a Quote" form on our website. This form will take you through a number of questions that will help us determine your specific needs and wants. You can also use the "Contact Us" tab with our email and phone number.

What is the cost breakdown of a barndominium?

Cost fluctuates with the current market pricing, but for our latest cost breakdown, you can contact us for up-to-date pricing. 

What is your coverage area?

  1. Turnkey Build - 90 miles from Hallsville, Tx / College Station, Tx = 60 miles
    - Turnkey available in North Carolina and South Carolina
  2. Shell Builds - 125 miles from Hallsville, Tx or College Station, Tx
    - Shells available in VA, TN, NC, SC, GA, AL, MS, LA, and FL
  3. Kit Purchase - Anywhere in the lower 48 states.

What is the typical cost to build a barndominium?

  1. Add the total square footage of your project
  2. Multiply by: $145 / sq ft (Turnkey)* - $55 / sq ft (Shell)* - $25/ sq ft (Kit)*

**These are ESTIMATED costs...
Example: H/C = 2000 sq ft
Porches = 850 sq ft
Carport = 625 sq ft
Total = 3475 sq ft (Multiply by $145) = $503,875 (estimated)

How do you build your barndominiums?

  1. We use red-iron steel for our main framework
  2. We wood frame inside of the steel structure
  3. We spray the exterior “shell” with open cell spray foam
  4. Our structures are compliant with IBC 2018 standards

How long does it take to build an 1845 Barndominium?

Depending on the size of the build, 6-8 months from the time we are funded is our typical timeline.

What do I need to do to get the process started?

  1. Pick a floor plan... It does not need to be one of ours...
  2. We need a floor plan to give you a quote
  3. Make a list of “non-negotiables” that must go in your home
  4. Make a list of your interior finishes, (floors, countertops, showers, etc)

Can 1845 Barndominiums help me with my floor plan?

Absolutely! Our design team will help you from start to finish
We will customize your plan to fit your needs..

Can 1845 use the floor plans from other sources?

Yes we can! Our drafting team can use custom plans that you provide
We sometimes have to modify plans to make them fit a “barndo” format

Does 1845 barndominiums offer in-house financing?

  1. 1845 Barndominiums does offer in-house financing (up to $100,000)
  2. We can recommend local banks to help with financing

How do I set up a meeting with 1845 Barndominiums?

  1. Our office hours are : Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm
  2. Email us:
  3. Go to our website: and visit our GET STARTED page. You will find a link to schedule a meeting, based on current availability.

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