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Information that gives you insight into post-frame construction and in making your building project a success.

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Building Construction  |  Building Design  |  Building Tips  |  Post Video  |  Posts  |  Structural Integrity

Can You Build a Pole Barn on Existing Concrete?

“Can I build a new pole barn on existing concrete?” This question is frequently asked by customers who have property with a sizeable concrete slab, whether it be: An outdoor basketball court that is no longer used An older building (e.g., corn crib) was torn down Or the original structure was a total loss in a fire To answer the question at hand, yes, you can build a new pole barn on existing concrete. However, just because it can be done doesn’t mean it’s the best option for you.

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Pole Barn Builders  |  Post Frame Homes  |  Posts  |  Residential Buildings

Who Builds Pole Barn Homes in Michigan?

The state of Michigan has a lot to offer to those who live there and those who come to visit.

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Commercial Buildings  |  Cost  |  Farm Buildings  |  Open-Sided Buildings

3 Factors that Determine the Cost of an Open-Sided Building

Are you a hardworking farmer interested in extra storage space for large implements? Are you a commercial business owner looking to protect your products or services from the elements? Maybe you’re tired of leaving your equipment outdoors and would like to keep them protected under roof but easy enough to be still accessible when needed.

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Building Design  |  Comparisons  |  Post Video  |  Posts  |  Product Review

Kynar 500® vs SMPs: Which Paint System Should You Choose?

When selecting a post frame builder, consumers are first concerned with service area and cost.  We hear it all the time from our customers via email, phone, and social media. “Do you build in this county and state?” or “How much does a __’ x __’ pole barn cost?”

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Pole Barn Builders  |  Post Frame Homes  |  Posts  |  Residential Buildings

Who Builds Pole Barn Homes in Indiana?

You’ve been talking about building your forever pole barn home for quite some time, and now is the moment to make that dream become a reality.

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Building Tips  |  Cost  |  Energy Efficiency

How Much Does an Insulated Pole Barn Cost?

As Midwesterners, we know firsthand that Mother Nature can be unpredictable. We should be used to it by now because we never know what type of winter she’ll bless us with until it’s here.  I’m sure that you know people who dread the long winter months. Some of your friends and family might even find peace when it snows.

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