We build every Loft Barn with a storage loft included. Like the shingles and paint, it’s part of every Better Built Barn, included in the prices you see. Our lofts are strong enough to hold whatever you load on them, with 3/4″ BC plywood over 2×6 joists.
- Pressure treated 4″x6″ runners keep the floor of your portable building high and dry.
- All framing lumber is 2×4 #2 Douglas Fir, the best available. Don’t settle for less!
- 3/4″ BC plywood floors over joists 16″ o.c. Looks great, extra strength. We use the same product in our lofts. Most of our competition use 7/16″ OSB.
- Wood grain 7/16″ Smart Panel siding. 50-year manufacturer’s warranty! Excellent product.
- 30-year Malarkey Highlander shingles — made in Oklahoma City. And we nail them on. No staples.
- 1×2 roof edge on all buildings.
- Gable vents on every building
- High quality semi-gloss paint so your portable building looks new years from now!
- Inside-outside keyed door latch.
- Double doors 62″ wide on any building that is 20′ long or longer, with heavy-duty 5″ galvanized hinges. (On buildings up to 16′ long we provide 52″ wide doors.)
- All sheet materials are #1 APA rated quality
- Most important of all, old-fashioned craftsmanship that you can see in every building that leaves our lot!
- Deck steps: 2′ x 4′ ($60); 3′ x 5′ ($90); 3′ x 6′ ($100)
- Basic electrical package ($350). Upgrades available to meet your needs.
- Factory slab door, mobile home style: ($125)
- Upgrade to 3/4″ T&G life-time warranty floor: $10/sheet.
- Insulate and line your building with OSB, Deco board, or beadboard
- Additional loft area. click “Extra Info” tab.
- Overhead doors with a walk-thru door: 8’x6’6″ or 8’x7′ ($650). Other sizes available.
- Ramps from treated 2x6s: 4’x5′ ($95); 5’x5′ ($110); 5’x6′ or 6’x5′ ($125).
- Shelves: 3/4″ BC plywood, 12″ wide ($2.70/ft), 16″ ($3/ft), 24″ ($4/ft).
- Wider doors: 62″ ($20) or 72″ ($50).
- Decorative shutters ($30/set).
- Windows, aluminum frame, single pane, single hung: 2’x3′ ($80); 3’x3′ ($100)
- Workbench 2′ wide with a 12” shelf ($10/ft).
- We can custom paint any portable building to match your house.
- Ask about custom portable building designs to fit your needs.
- We include 8′ of loft in our 12′ and 16′ Loft Barns. It’s a standard feature. Our 20′ Loft Barns have 12′ of loft. Better Built 24′, 28′ and 32′ Loft Barns have 16′ of loft. And 36′ Loft Barns have 20′ of loft; 40′ have 24′ of loft space.
- We can add more loft for you. Ask. $10/running foot. Side Lofts are also available.
- Remember: Our lofts have 3/4″ plywood floors (not cheap “Wafer board”), supported by strong 2×6 Doug Fir joists. “You can put a ‘ton’ of stuff up there.”
- Warranty: We warranty our portable buildings a full 5 years, both materials and labor!
- Siding: Our Smart Panel siding is 7/16″ thick (not 3/8″) and carries a 50-year manufacturer’s warranty. It will not warp like plywood or dent like metal. And we have found that it “holds” the paint for years and years.
- Free delivery within 40 miles of Perkins. (Perkins is located 10 miles south of Stillwater, OK). After that we add a mileage charge.
- Free leveling. We provide blocks and level your portable building.
These are just a few of the upgrades we offer
(See “Popular Options” tab for more info)