Our Business


NEI Architectural Salvage and Skräp Work bring you a large inventory of reclaimed lumber, architectural goods, and chippy vintage pieces. Most of our antique and architectural artifacts are acquired from 100 year old barns and late 1800 to early 1900 farm houses. We make these artifacts available to anyone from collectors to designers across the country. Reclaiming old lumber,  upcycling salvaged goods and thinking outside the box are what we are about.

We take pride in every board we save and every piece we create.

Architectural Salvage

Our mission is to preserve a piece of history by reclaiming old lumber and craftsmanship. We carefully dismantle old barns and buildings board by board and piece by piece. We take pride in preserving the natural beauty and history of old lumber and architectural elements.

How our salvaging service works
We typically salvage old barns and farmhouses dating late 1800’s to the early 1900’s and some out buildings. We will pay for salvage rights and salvage the wood and material that is salvageable. We use a lift and other equipment to carefully dismantle the structures. The remains and unsalvageable material is then knocked down to the ground or left as is. The owner is then responsible for removal by a controlled burn or a excavation service.

Buying old barns, out buildings and houses for salvage. Call Dan at 563-419-6017 for a free onsite quote.

Old Barn

Raw Products

If there is something special you are looking for give us a call we may have it or know someone who does. We have many unique treasures and one of a kind pieces from old farm primitives to vintage hardware. Check in with us as our inventory is forever changing. No order is too big or too small. Whether you need just a few board feet for that small DIY project or several thousand  for a larger project we are here to help you find what you need!


Reclaimed Wood Walls and Ceilings

Contact us and discuss your options for reclaimed wood feature walls and ceilings. We sell 5 inch wide barn wood ...
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Wood Beams

Northeast Iowa Architectural Salvage has a large variety of beams available. Please contact us with specifics on your desired product ...
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Galvanized Tin

Northeast Iowa Architectural Salvage has a variety of colors varying from rusted to clean. Browse the gallery below to view ...
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Barn Wood

Northeast Iowa Architectural Salvage has a large variety of barn wood colors with a forever changing inventory. Browse the gallery ...
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Other reclaimed wood readily available such as ship lap, beadboard, weathered wood siding and trim call for availability and prices.