Gambrel Barns

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Maximized Storage, Bona Fide Barn Appeal

Custom designed to your specs!

The gambrel roof style is associated with colonial architecture—particularly Dutch colonial architecture. Early Dutch settlers in New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and western Connecticut built homes that reflected their Dutch culture. Later, by the late 19th century, Americans began to look back romantically on their colonial roots. This nostalgia began to be reflected in American colonial revival architecture. Within this colonial revival, one of the more popular designs was a redux of the original Dutch colonial. This design provided the advantage of a sloped roof, while maximizing head space.

 

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The Madison Series

It's the economical choice, designed with your budget in mind! The Madison Series includes Lifetime shingles, 3'' overhang with aluminum drip edge, aluminum corner trim, two end vents, and a keyed door handle. It's built with 2x4 floor joists (spaced 16'' on center) and 2x3 wall and rafter construction (spaced 24'' on center).

 

The Madison Series is only available in sizes from 6x6 to 10x14. Larger structures require our standard Heavy Duty construction (scroll down for more).

 

The Madison Dutch gives you ample overhead storage space plus lots of room for shelving.

economy madison dutch barn storage shed with LP Smart Side

10 x 14 Madison Dutch Shed with LP Smart Side

economy madison dutch barn storage shed with vinyl siding

10 x 10 Madison Dutch Shed with vinyl siding

The Dutch Barn

The Dutch Barn has 6' 7'' high walls to accommodate a door on the eave side of the shed.

 

Dutch Barn 1

10 x 16 Vinyl Dutch Barn

Shown with clay lifetime vinyl siding, sand trim, red raised panel shutters, and weatherwood lifetime shingles. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Shingle-over ridge vent and raised panel shutters

Vinyl Dutch Barn storage shed with new england style features and options including transom windows

10 x 14 Vinyl Dutch Barn

Shown with sand lifetime vinyl siding, white trim, green shutters, and shakewood lifetime shingles.

Upgrades shown on this structure:  Aluminum ridge vent

Vinyl Dutch Barn storage shed with new england style features and options including transom windows

10 x 14 Vinyl Dutch Barn with Options

Shown with clay lifetime vinyl siding, white trim, and charcoal lifetime shingles.

Upgrades shown on this structure: Transom windows above standard windows and New England doors with transom windows

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10 x 14 Gambrel Barn

Shown with coffee brown polyurethane on LP Smart Side, dark brown trim and shutters, 5' double door, two 18"x36" sliding windows, and barkwood shingles. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Shingle-over ridge vent

 

Dutch Barn 1

10 x 14 LP Dutch Barn

Shown with beige LP Smart Side siding, buckskin trim, and weatherwood lifetime shingles.

Upgrades shown on this structure:  Z-Shutters and 12''x12'' gable vents

Dutch Barn 1

10 x 14 LP Dutch Barn

Shown with light grey LP Smart Side siding, white trim, black 'Z' shutters, and charcoal lifetime shingles. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Z-Shutters and 12''x12'' gable vents

Dutch Barn 1

11 x 24 LP Dutch Barn

Shown with clay LP Smart Side siding, red trim and 'Z' shutters, and weatherwood lifetime shingles.

Upgrades shown on this structure: Z-Shutters and 12''x12'' gable vents, and diamond tread plate at doors.

Dutch Barn 1

12 x 20 LP Dutch Barn

Shown with light gray LP Smart Side siding, white trim, and osyter grey lifetime shingles.

Upgrades shown on this structure: 12''x12'' gable vents, upgrade to larger windows (24''x36''), and additional 36'' single entry door.

Dutch Barn 1

12 x 24 Vinyl Dutch Barn

Shown with sand lifetime vinyl siding, clay trim, green shutters, and charcoal lifetime shingles. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Additional 36'' fiberglass entry door and upgrade to larger windows (24''x36'')

Dutch Barn 1

12 x 24 Vinyl Dutch Barn

Shown with clay lifetime vinyl siding, red trim, red shutters, and charcoal lifetime shingles. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Additional 36'' fiberglass entry door and upgrade to larger windows (24''x36'')

Dutch Barn 1

14 x 40 LP Dutch Barn

560 Square Feet of Storage!

Shown with beige LP Smart Side siding, clay trim, and shakewood lifetime driftwood shingled. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: 12''x12'' gable vents, upgrade to larger windows (24''x36''), and additional 6x6 double door

Custom Gambrel Barns

If You Can Dream It, WE CAN BUILD IT! Any building can be modified or customized to accommodate your needs.

 

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10 x 16 Custom Dutch Barn

Shown with Avocado Duratemp siding, beige trim, and earth tone cedar shingle roof. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Porch, loft, and extra windows

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12 x 32 Custom Dutch Barn

Shown with Duratemp siding with charcoal stain, red trim, and red metal roof. 

Upgrades shown on this structure:  Porch, barn timber gable facade, and extra windows

southern dutch belle storage shed

10 x 14 Southern Belle Dutch Barn

Shown with cedar siding with clear stain and barkwood shingle roof. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Additonal 36'' single entry door, windows with wooden sash, and shingle-over ridge vent

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10 x 20 Custom Southern Belle Dutch Barn

Shown with log siding with clear stain, green doors and windows, and dark green windows shingle roof. 

Upgrades shown on this structure: Partial stone front, reverse gable dormer, carriage house doors, arch-top windows with wooden sash, arch-top wood vents, and southern belle option

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12 x 24 Southern Belle Dutch Barn

Shown with charcoal stained board 'n' batten siding and weatherwood shingle roof.

Upgrades shown on this structure: Additional 36'' single entry door, windows with wooden sash, extra window, two wooden gable vents with screens, and southern belle option

The Dutch Barn Space Save/Workshop Package

Ever Dream of an Organized Workshop? Our 12 x 20 Space Saver/Workshop Package includes over 232 sq. ft. of shelving and lofts plus 19 feet of workbench. Available in any siding type!

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12 x 24 Space Saver / Workshop Package

Shown with classic sand vinyl siding, clay trim, and weathered wood shingle roof.

Options included: 6' x 6' garage door, ramp, 11-lite slab door, and 24" x 36" windows.

 

Package  includes one 6 x 6 double door and one 36” single entry door

 

Inside includes:

(1) Two 4-feet lofts (One at each end)

(2) Three 24-inch wide shelves on one end and around corner to workbench

(3) 19 feet of workbench with pegboard and shelves installed above workbench.

(4) Two 24-inch x 27-inch windows

The Dutch Barn Organizer Package

More than DOUBLE the square footage of your storage area for less than 1/3 of the cost of your building! Our 12 x 20 Organizer Package includes over 300 square feet of shelving and lofts. Available in any siding type!

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dutch barn organizer package inside

12 x 20 Organizer Package

Shown with sand vinyl siding, clay trim, and weathered wood shingle roof.
Options included: Aluminum ridge vent.

 

Package includes one 6 x 6 double door, one 36” entry door and two 24” x 36” windows.

 

Inside Includes:

(1) Two 4-feet lofts (One at each end)

(2) 16-inch wide shelves in front remainder of building

(3) 24-inch wide shelves in rear 8 feet of building

 

New England Upgrades

Give your shed a sophisticated look with any of our New England style upgrades!

new england style dutch barnNew England upgrades include:

(1) Wider Face Boards
(2) Wider Corner Trim
(3) 'Z' Shutters
(4) Transom Doors
(5) Higher Walls
(6) Wider Door Trim

 

 

New England Style Gambrel Dutch Storage Barns
 

Features and Benefits

All Heavy Duty standard building include our 6-YEAR Top-to-Bottom WarrantySee why Pine Creek Structures is different below.

 

Pine Creek Structures Features:

Yes There IS a Difference! Compare to Other Manufacturers

What's the benefit of this feature?

1. GAF / ELK lifetime warranted architectural shingles.

1. Three-tab shingles with 25 or 30 year warranty, or architectural shingles with lesser sealing qualities, lesser warranties and quality of shingles.

1. GAF / ELK is the best sealing and highest quality shingle we have ever used. The lifetime architectural shingle adds beauty and an extended life to your roof. This shingle has great wind resistance.

2. All shingles are installed with nails.

2. Shingles installed with staples.

2. Shingles installed with nails have a much better holding power and a greater wind resistance.

3. Shingle cuts extended past drip edge.

3. Shingles cut flush with the end of the drip edge. As shingles age they will shrink, exposing the drip edge to rain and snow. When this happens, water will run underneath your shingles and rot out your roof.

3. Shingles that are extended past the roof edges allow for shrinkage and preserve your building for decades of use.

4. Woodgrain vinyl-coated aluminum trim.

4. Flat painted aluminum trim with no wood grain.

4. Beautiful woodgrain vinyl coating; has better fade resistance; is thicker and more rigid, making it buckle-resistant and impact-resistant.

5. Aluminum trim with double-bent edges.

5. Edges with no bends that have no protection against buckling.

5. Double-bent edges keep the trim more rigid and protect it from buckling. It also has a stronger wind resistance.

6. Stainless steel butt hinges (on wood doors).

6. Steel T-hinges that are screwed to the face of the door. These hinges will eventually run rust streaks down over the face of your door.

6. Stainless steel will never rust. The screws are concealed, making the door burglar-resistant. No screw holes in the face of the door.

7. Continuous aluminum piano hinges (on fiberglass doors).

7. Steel T-hinges that will eventually rust. 7. The piano hinge has continuous support along the entire door. It is fully aluminum and will never rust. Unlike T-hinges, the fasteners are covered by trim, making it burglar-resistant.

8. Fiberglass entry door (standard on vinyl buildings).

8. A wood door covered with vinyl siding or a steel entry door. A steel entry door is very easy to dent and if scratched it is impossible to touch up so that it cannot be seen. Steel doors also have exposed wood around the sides which will eventually rot.

8. Fiberglass doors are the most durable doors on the market. Fiberglass doors have a high impact resistance. If ever scratched, they can easily be touched up. Has a beautiful raised panel woodgrain appearance. They will never rust, and all edges are sealed with no wood exposed to the elements. The interior core of the door is insulated with spray foam insulation.

9. 2 x 4 door frames, set on edge for better support.

9. 2 x 3 or 2 x 4 door frames laid flat. In some cases, no door frames. 9. 2 x 4’s set on edge will keep your doors rigid, discouraging the top of your doors from bowing out and being open to the elements, and also keeping the bottom ofdoors tight to discourage entry of unwelcome critters.

10. All structural components are fastened with nails. All exterior nails (on Duratemp/LP Smart Panel sided structures) are galvanized to ensure no rust spots on the exterior of the building.

. Staples are commonly used for many construction applications.

10. Nails offer more holding power and ensure that your structure will stay as secure as the day it was built.

11. 3” overhang over double door (on eave side over double doors on LP sided structures).

 

11. Roof edge flush or with no overhang.

11. Protects against door and trim rot by preventing rain from entering the top of the doors, and by preventing ice or snow build-up above doors

12. Lifetime warranted Vinyl siding made from 100% Virgin PVC with no additives for fillers.

12. Many vinyl sidings on the market use fillers such as sand or other by-products to reduce the amount of resins needed to make the siding. This is why many vinyl sidings fade after installation. 12. You get the peace of mind that your shed has one of the best vinyl sidings on the market. This 100% PVC product is guaranteed not to fade as it ages. It has one of the better wind load and impact resistance ratings on the market.

13. LP Smart Side®, (our preferred choice) with a 50 year warranty against splitting, cracking, delamination and face defects. This product has a coated finish on the interior side. Also available: Fir Duratemp plywood siding with a hardboard exterior face. Both are available in 22 colors. Siding panels are factory pre-primed.

13. Regular plywood-type T-111 with a non-coated exterior finish. As this product ages, it will actually wick moisture, causing separation and delamination to the entire panel. Unprimed exterior siding products.

13. LP SmartSide is designed to withstand many years of exposure to the environment (50 year warranty). With a warranty like this you can’t go wrong! This is an engineered product with zinc borate treatment (a long-acting treatment against moisture, mold and termites). The interior of this siding has a coating which gives your interior a consistent appearance. Fir Duratemp plywood siding has a hardboard exterior finish, which is insect and moisture repellent. Factory pre-primed panels add another layer of protection against Mother Nature. It also improves the quality of paint finish on your building.

14. Two coats of high quality latex paint with 12-year warranty against peeling, fading, or blistering (on LP Smart Side or Duratemp sided buildings).

14. Lesser quality paints that may not have fade resistant qualities or warranties. 14. No body likes to paint! Our coatings will last years longer than most of the latex paints on the market today. You have the peace of mind of knowing that your building will keep its original beauty for many years.

15. Pressure-treated floor joists.

15. Regular kiln-dried 2x4 floor joists.

15. Pressure-treated floor joists add many years of rot-free and termite-resistant protection to your floor. Your building will only last as long as the foundation it is built on.

16. 5/8” coated engineered floor sheeting (Smart floor by LP) with zinc borate treatment.

16. Regular plywood or OSB floor sheeting with no manufacturer’s warranties.

16. 5/8” engineered sheeting gives you added support needed for riding mowers, ATV’s and other heavy storage. This is a solid compressed product, unlike plywood, which may have voids in the plys, causing weak spots or delamination in the floor. Zinc borate treatment is a long-acting preservative against moisture, mold, rodents, and termites. The coated overlay gives you a clean appearance and makes cleanup jobs much easier.

17. Double studded corners in wall framing.

17. Single-studded corners.

17. Ensures you extra strength and stability at the corners of your structure.

18. Double plated top wall plates.

18. Single-plated top wall plates.

18. Strengthens the walls at a crucial structural point. Keeps your walls from bowing out and ensures that your roof will not sag or bow.

19. Interlocking top wall plates at corners.

19. Wall plates are just butted together and toe-nailed.

19. The wall plate corners fit together snug like a puzzle, then are nailed thru the top plate into the bottom plate. This ensures you a rock-solid corner joint that will not separate.

20. High quality kiln dried framing lumber with very few knots and little or no bark. Spaced on 16” centers for framing.

20. Lower quality lumber that has not been properly dried will crack, twist or bow as it dries out. Improperly dried wood will also grow mold and fungus.

20. All wood used is guaranteed to be structurally sound. The inside of your building will have a clean appearance. You will see very little, if any imperfections on the lumber. We guarantee termite-free and mold-free wood. 2x4’s are spaced on 16” centers for a solid structure.

 

 

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Heavy Duty Building Specifications

Delivered fully finished, ready to use, to your specifications and color choices. Discover the Value!

 

All heavy-duty buildings come standard with a 6-Year Top-To-Bottom warranty. Many of our building components have additional manufacturer's warranties. Engineer's drawings are available for all heavy-duty buildings. All heavy-duty buildings meet or exceed the National Building Code.

Heavy Duty Structure Standard Door Sizes:

6' Wide Buildings: 36'' Single Entry Door

8' Wide Buildings: 48'' Double Door

10' Wide Buildings: 60'' Double Door

12' & 14' Wide Buildings: 72'' Double Door

 

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