First popular in the early 20th century, the Accessory Dwelling Unit, also known as a granny flat or carriage house, fell out of favor after World War II as people surged from cities into the suburbs. But the ADU is making a comeback as families make room for aging parents, boomerang kids, and friends in need.Read More »
Ryan, from Cumberland, Wisconsin, built a new shed on his property with living quarters, a kitchenette, and a TV to watch his beloved Green Bay Packers.Read More »
If you’re planning to build a home, why not build a barn at the same time? That was exactly what Dan and Karen of Townshend, Vermont, decided to do when they sat down with Rob Wadsworth of Vermont Barns a few years ago.Read More »
We probably aren’t supposed to play favorites, but we do indeed have favorite customers. We love seeing familiar names of those who come back to Barn Light Electric over and over for their lighting needs. We get particularly excited when these customers share photos so we can see how our handcrafted lights look in their building and renovation projects.Read More »
Built in the late 19th century, the old hay barn in northwest Connecticut served well as a storage building and shelter for farm animals for decades. Fast forward 100 years and the building took on new life with living spaces on the first and second floors.Read More »
Our Instagram feed is chock full of building and remodeling projects, so if you need some serious inspiration, be sure to pop over and check it out!
One of our favorite builds to watch from foundation pouring to switching on the lights came from our friend Lindsey over at The Pleated Poppy. Lindsey and her husband purchased 2.5 acres in San Luis Obispo, a small town on the central coast of California, where they designed and built their dream home.Read More »