Most frequent questions and answers
What sets Dutch Barn Builders apart from the competition?
A quick elevator pitch would go something like this; “Dutch Barn Builders” stands apart from competition because we deliver with the service of “small” with the solid warranty of “large”. Dutch Barn Builders is local.
Most other big name brands in the shed industry are out of state corporate companies who hire local contractors, who have no care for quality, no care for customer service, and who have no intention to be here for the long haul. In fact we see them from time to time, set up dealerships for a couple of months and suddenly they are gone. Dutch Barn Builders has chosen rather to build it’s brand in a solid way, one town at a time.
Dutch Barn Builders is building slowly, steadily, with the intent of long term presence. Big enough to handle whatever your storage needs may be but not too big to care.
How is rent-to-own different from financing?
When you get a rent-to-own (we will refer to RTO from here on) building, versus a financed one, the customer has no obligation to continue making the payments if he/she gets in a financial bind later on. So if you get an RTO building from Dutch Barn and 6 months later you realize you are over leveraged, you can simply call in and have your building picked up and your payments stop. If you quit at anytime this does NOT hurt your credit (financing DOES NOT work this way) and if you call in to cancel your rental and later you need another building you can order another one and for being upfront on your first one you will not even hurt your credit/relationship with Dutch Barn Builders.
Do I need a permit?
Most times yes and most counties require the home owner to get their own permit. Dutch Barn Builders will gladly provide customer with the building plans that the permitting office may require in order to issue a building permit. Each permit office has different requirements and we will do our best to assist you.
How long does it take to get a shed?
This may vary depending on the time of the year but on average 3-5 week lead time is to be expected.
What is the warranty on sheds?
Dutch Barn Builders LLC warrants to the original purchaser that you Dutch Barn Builders LLC product is free from defects in material or workmanship upon delivery, and will repair or replace any components that do not provide reasonable service under normal use, for a periord of five (5) years from the date of manufacture. Correction by repair or replacement of materials or workmanship in your Dutch Barn Builders LLC product, which our examination shall disclose to our satisfaction to be defective, shall constitute fulfillment of all liabilities of Dutch Barn Builders LLC under this warranty. In order for this warranty to be valid, all exposed wood surfaces must be resealed every 18 months (proof of sealer purchase required) and properly maintained. Dutch Barn Builders LLC shall not be liable for any installation or re-installation costs or for the natural characteristic of some wood to split, warp, or twist.
Full warranty is available on request.
Does Dutch Barn Builders offer free delivery and setup?
Dutch Barn Builders is proud to offer Free Delivery up to a 50-mile radius from any of our 5 locations in Ohio!
Standard Free Delivery Includes: Ability to access location with fully assembled unit. We recommend an additional 4’ of width clearance and 4’ of height clearance for the smoothest delivery process. Setting the building on your ground, or one of three options for blocking and leveling. Signature Series leveling is included up to a 16″ slope. Traditional Series leveling is not included in the base price. Leveling available is $2.50 per block.
In order to prepare for delivery, please have the desired location of your new Dutch Barn Builders product clear of debris and obstructions of any kind. You may also want to mow the location to keep your unit from setting on tall grass. Since your new shed or outdoor living structure will be delivered fully assembled, clear access to the site is crucial for quick and simple delivery. This helps to ensure a pleasant delivery experience for you. Additional Items to consider:
We do not deliver buildings on any type of platforms or piers raised above the ground. A clear, level area is all we require for delivery. We are not responsible for determining ground conditions. If the ground is soft or wet, delivery is not advised. We reserve the right to reschedule a delivery if the ground conditions are not adequate for a safe and non-destructive delivery. You are responsible to identify and locate any underground water or sewer lines that could be damaged. Customer bears all responsibility for damage to yard, driveway, etc.
You are responsible to know and obtain (where necessary) all permits and meet any HOA requirements. The professional drivers we contract perform many deliveries every day and your cooperation with these steps will help to ensure you have a pleasant delivery experience.
Does Dutch Barn Builders provide site prep and concrete work?
Dutch Barn Builders does not provide site prep and concrete work for sheds storage buildings.