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How To Repurpose Old Structures And Turn Barns Into Homes

Phil Roeder
An abandoned building or an old structure can become a beautiful non-traditional home.


Iowa is full of old structures including barns, churches and abandoned schools. Some enterprising Iowans have turned old structures into beautiful, non-traditional homes. What does it take to improve an old home or to turn a barn into a house?

Home improvement expert Bill McAnally joins Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe to talk about updating and repurposing old structures and answers home improvement questions from listeners.


  • Bill McAnally, home improvement expert


Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa