We talk a lot about our prefabrication method and, more specifically, the benefits of utilizing our pre-cut heavy timbers for your installation process. However, something we don’t discuss nearly as often as our pre-engineered heavy timbers is what we use to keep our posts looking beautiful over time and protected from moisture build-up and rot … Continue reading Knife Plates 101: What Are They & Why Do We Use Them?
In recent months, the global supply chain crisis has become a major cause for concern for those eager to build a new home or structure. With everything from windows and doors to dimensional lumber experiencing long lead times, many homebuyers are finding it difficult to jumpstart their construction with several of their key building components … Continue reading Supply Chain Issues & Your Project Timeline
Mustangs brought over from Spain embody the West’s untamable nature. Hundreds of these equine animals once roamed the rolling hills and prairies through snow and rain. Their wild disposition has since traveled through their genealogy, into stables across the country. A horse would never step into a stable if they had their way. They naturally … Continue reading What Makes For Good Horse Stable Design?
Nothing brightens a room like natural light shining through a big window, but what if you could amplify that effect? The addition of a window wall means you can make the most of your outside view, whether that’s a stunning outdoor landscape or a bustling urban scene. Further, window walls add a breath of fresh … Continue reading Room With A View: Planning For A Window Wall
DC Structures made its name by designing an innovative line of prefabricated post and beam building kits. With a variety of kits ranging in size, price and scope, DC Structures prides itself in the versatility of its offerings. That said, we understand some people won’t always find exactly what they’re looking for in our selection … Continue reading Flexibility for Your Vision: DC Flex Design
DC Structures values good stewardship of the environment and earth’s natural resources. This principle is echoed through our space-efficient designs and our use of responsibly sourced products, such as premium heavy timbers from the Pacific Northwest. Our appreciation for nature and our focus on efficiency inform much of our approach to building design. When you … Continue reading Eco Tips: Sustainable Barn Design
There’s a common misconception that buying a pre-engineered kit means your structure will be a cookie cutter project, but that doesn’t have to be the case! With some help from the DC crew and a little imagination, you can totally personalize any kit to be the exact venue you are looking for. With so many … Continue reading Dressing Up Your Wedding Barn
When you choose between siding options for your house or barn, you’re deciding on the first impression of that building for years to come. What kind of message are you trying to send? Nationwide barn kit company DC Structures boasts an innovative line of flexible and functional post and beam building packages. We fully support … Continue reading First Impressions: Wood or Hardie Siding Options
DC Structures specializes in top-of-the-line horse barn kits, with horse stall designs that are fit for a stallion. Whatever your equestrian needs, we’ll work with you to modify your plans and produce the best possible horse stall setup for your unique situation. Take a look at our horse stall showcase to see how we’ve turned … Continue reading Best of Mane Street: Horse Stall Showcase
Weighing the pros and cons of farm composting? If you’ve spent time on a farm or out in the wild, you’ve likely taken note of the interconnected nature of bio habitats. Composting is a man-made process that exemplifies the natural cycle of decomposition and fertilization. First, plants are grown in nutrient-dense soils. Then, nutrients from … Continue reading Farm composting: Don’t Waste It, Replace It
Just because it’s a barn kit, doesn’t mean it has to be standard. Personalized kits are just as original as custom builds, and they save you time and money. When you choose DC Structures, you’ll be guided through a streamlined hands-on process to select and modify your kit. We celebrate your individuality, and we want … Continue reading Personalized Kits: Make It Your Own With Options & Upgrades