America's rural scene is enlivened by the presence of bright red barns. Like
architectural poppies, they dot the countryside with flashes of scarlet. In spring
Red barns are a common sight in rural parts of the country, but have you ever
wondered why they're painted red? Learn about the purpose of red barns.
Apr 7, 2011 ... The image of a quaint red barn against green grass is as American as apple pie,
but where does the tradition come from? Although there are ...
May 10, 2013 ... The simple answer to why barns are painted red is because red paint is cheap.
The cheapest paint there is, in fact. But the reason it's so cheap ...
Charles Leik is the Editor of The Barn Journal. This is the all-time most popular
FAQ at The Barn Journal. Often the question is posed by a school teacher who ...
Sep 16, 2008 ... Ever wonder why old barns are usually red in color? Red is (or, perhaps, was) a
popular color for barns due not to its color shade but for its ...
Feb 19, 2016 ... Rachel E. asks: Why are barns usually painted red? red-barn ... For farmers and
their barns in certain regions, this same mentality applied.
May 11, 2013 ... “Why are barns red?” is, apparently, the all-time most popular FAQ at The Barn
Journal (sadly, no word on what the second most popular might ...
Feb 24, 2015 ... Red barns are still a tradition in most USA farming regions but white barns are
the norm along the path of the old National Road. Why?
Oct 27, 2015 ... Today, many barns are painted red as a form of tradition. A farmer who builds a
new barn will often paint it "barn red" to make it look like the red ...