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  • Achieving the Carriage House Look & Functionality

    Custom garages with living space resemble common buildings used throughout history called carriage houses or coach houses. Carriage houses were originally built to house horse-drawn carriages along with the staff that took care of them. When it comes to their size, carriage houses ranged from tiny to large, elaborate structures. Estates or manors would often be

  • Supporting Sam Koch at the GMB Golf Tournament

    On June 30, 2017, Conestoga Buildings’ team members participated in a 1st annual golf tournament to support the Gina Maria Barnes (GMB) Warriors Foundation. The tournament was held at The Links at Gettysburg, a beautiful golf course in Gettysburg, PA. When Sam Koch, punter for the Baltimore Ravens, approached us about this event, we wanted

  • Tips for Building a Fire Station

    If you’ve never planned for a new fire station or are unsure about where to start, this blog is for you! We at Conestoga Buildings have years of experience working with facilities managers and fire chiefs, and are ready to partner with you on your new station! Let’s talk about some tips for building a

  • Henry Walters, NFBA Crew Foreman of the Month

    We’re honored that the NFBA (National Frame Builder’s Association) chose our very own Henry Walters as Crew Foreman of the Month. In the June issue of Frame Building News, Henry’s story is told. Quotes from Kathy Jonas–the writer who interviewed Henry–, Heather Angstadt (our Senior Construction Administrator) and Henry himself can be found. He provided a little background

  • Susan Harb’s Art Studio in Virginia

    Susan Harb is a found object sculptor and assemblage artist with a huge collection of barn roofing, old machinery and car parts–from historic hoods to bumpers, tailgates and hubcaps. She’s located in Lexington, Virginia and was in need of a space to store these elements and to do her work. Conestoga Buildings worked with Susan

  • Horse Barn Hacks for the Cost-Conscious Equestrian

    So you’re planning for a new horse barn but aren’t quite ready to pull the trigger. You can find ways to help make your existing barn work for you–because why spend any more money investing in your old barn when a new one is ‘on the horizon’? Who knows, you might find that these horse barn

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