The Benefits of Building a Pole Barn Home
If you build a pole barn home, then you will have an affordable, fully customized home which you could build anywhere. A pole barn home can be big or small, depending on what you want it to be. Reasons why you should build a pole barn home are given below.
The open spaces that pole barns accommodate are big and open. Weight-bearing interior walls are not necessary. Trusses make up the roof and this will let you have high-rise ceilings. This is for people who want the open-floor plan style.
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. You can easily get home financing with this factor. 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. In a pole barn home, the foundation is simply a monolithic slab of concrete which can be prevented from cracking if the concrete is level and cut uniformly. After the foundation, you set posts deep into the ground and cement them in. When the concrete is set, your exterior walls can be built using upright posts as 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. 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. Compared to stick-frame homes, the site work for a pole barn home is not as intensive since its foundations do not require continuous pours. You don’t even have to make the ground completely flat or level before you start. It is then easy to build your dream home.
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. The process is to plant new upright posts and when they have set, then you can build you additions to it. It is also simple to deconstruct. If you unfasten the wall panels and excess materials, then you can deconstruct your additions.
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.