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The Benefits of Building a Pole Barn Home

The great thing about building pole barn homes is that you can have a home which will not cost much, is fully customized and can be built just about anywhere you want to build it. A pole barn home can be big or small, depending on what you want it to be. Here are some good reasons why you should build a pole barn home for your family.

Pole barns have giant, open spaces that it accommodates. They don’t need weight-bearing interior walls. Trusses make up the roof and this will let you have high-rise ceilings. If you want an open floor plan style, then this home is for you.

The cost of pole barns are very low. Take away tens of thousands of dollars from the amount you spend on a stick-frame house and that is what you pay for your pole barn home. When looking for home financing, then this can be a major factor. When you have completed its structure, then it is up to you to complete the home according to your budget.

Pole barn homes are simple homes. Its foundation is simply a monolithic slab of concrete which will be level and cut uniformly in specific places to prevent cracking when the house settles. After the foundation, you set posts deep into the ground and cement them in. When the concrete has set, you can then set up your exterior walls by using the upright posts as your anchors. The next thing is to set trusses from post to post across the structure. You can then build in the remaining roof framework. The metal roof and roof panels are then applied.

The interior of a pole barn home is malleable since there is no load bearing walls. The upright posts and trusses carry the weight of the building. You don’t need permanent walls since they don’t bear any load. IF you want to improve on the layout of your home, it will then be easy to do it.

Pole barns can be built on any kind of terrain. Their initial site work is not as intensive as stick-frame houses because their foundations do not require continuous pours. You don’t even have to make the ground completely flat or level before you start. Your dream home can easily be built.

Because pole barns are easy and simple to construct, adding extensions will not be a problem. You just need to build your extension the way you built your pole barn. You simply need to plant new upright posts and build on once they have set. You can also easily deconstruct it. You just need to unfasten the wall panels and excess materials.

These are just a few of the reasons why you should build your own pole barn home but these reason are enough to convince you why it is only for your benefit.