Reasons to Build 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. You can have high-rise ceilings because its roof is built out of trusses. This is for people who want the open-floor plan style.
The cost of pole barns are very low. You can build it for tens of thousands of dollars less than what you will spend on a stick-frame house. This can be a major factor when looking for financing for your home. When the structure of your pole barn home is built, then it is up to your to complete depending on your budget.
The beauty of pole barn homes is in its simplicity. 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. Then trusses are set across the structure from post to post. You can then build in the remaining roof framework. Then the metal wall and roof panels are applied.
The interior of a pole barn home is malleable since there is no load bearing walls. With the upright posts and trusses, the weight of the building is carried. 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.
It is possible to set up our pole barn home in whatever kind of terrain there is. Because the foundation of the pole barn home does not require continuous pours, the initial site work is not as intensive as stick-frame houses. Even before you start, there is no need to make the ground completely flat or level. Your dream home can easily be built.
IT is easy to add an extension to your pole barn exterior since it has a simple and easy construction method. The process for adding extension is similar to your initial construction. It only takes planting new upright posts and once they have set, you can build on it. It is also simple to deconstruct. You just need to unfasten the wall panels and excess materials.
There are more reasons why you should build a pole barn, but the reasons given above are enough to convince you why it is beneficial to build one for yourself.