Category Archives: Post Frame Construction

History of Pole Barns

Becoming popular during the depression in the 1930’s, the “pole barn” received its name due to use of old telephone poles to construct inexpensive metal or wood clad structures.  Because of the scarce resources and financial difficulties of the times, pole barns became an inexpensive alternative to constructing a conventional barn.  This was achieved by […]

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Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid

Although there are many reasons to consider post frame construction, here are the “Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Pole Barn”.   Ignoring Local Building and Safety Codes – Before you start building, a good contractor should have ensured that all building codes, surveys and digging permits have been pulled for your job.  […]

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