Category Archives: Pole Barn House

Almost There!

We are almost there, in less than a month we will be leaving the big city of Chicago and moving to our farm in Iowa and we can’t wait. It has been over 6 years since we bought our farm and … Continue reading

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Plans For the Coming Year

First off, I want to apologize to all my readers for not blogging lately. Writing really doesn’t come easy for me and with me working on a new assignment at work and working 12 hr days for the last 4 months writing is that … Continue reading

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Earth Tubes: How To Build A Low Cost System To Passively Heat and Cool Your Home For Free

When we build our pole barn house we know we want to put in Radiant floor heating to heat our home but haven’t decided on how we want to cool the house. So I have been researching the best option for keeping our … Continue reading

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How One Man Built His Pole Barn House.

One of my readers Blake who commented on the post I did about pole barn house told me he had just finished his pole barn house and  he had put in a lot of things that I was planning to do. I wanted … Continue reading

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Pole Barn House Plans

As much as I keep wishing my retirement day would get here soon, I am also glad it’s not. I know I am not ready, I have so much to learn yet, not just about farming but also building our pole … Continue reading

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Pole Barn House

If you were to drive out in rural areas in Iowa the chances are you will come across a pole barn constructed house. Lots of these are being built now for cottages, hunting cabins, and homes. They are built the same way as … Continue reading

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