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Building Features | Repairs & Renovations | Building Design

By: Addy Cain
February 19th, 2024

Have you run out of room in your storage shed? Or maybe you’re looking for ways to maximize your storage space without building a new post-frame building. Consider adding a lean-to to your existing pole barn. These spaces can be functional and seamless in addition to what you already have, and adding on could completely transform your already existing post-frame structure. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to plan for your next building addition.

Videos | Building Features | Structural Integrity | Repairs & Renovations

By: Addy Cain
January 29th, 2024

Have you considered renovating your existing pole barn? A common consideration is the possibility of adding doors to an already-built structure. Whether it’s for improved accessibility or increased functionality, the addition of doors can transform your pole barn into a space that’s capable of accommodating your needs. This blog will navigate the process, considerations, and potential door options available to upgrade your existing pole barn. Unlock your building's full potential by expanding its usability!

Building Maintenance | Structural Integrity | Cost | Repairs & Renovations

By: Addy Cain
December 26th, 2023

If you’re curious about the cost of giving your pole barn a fresh new look, look no further. Discover how a simple transformation can elevate your post-frame building.

Posts | Videos | Post Video | Repairs & Renovations | Financing

By: Cori Lane
December 18th, 2023

If you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance you own an older post-frame building needing some TLC. Your pole barn is in fair condition, but it’s seen better days. You’ve thought about new post-frame construction but are still on the fence. Unfortunately, pole barn costs have increased since the start of COVID-19. The lack of building materials amid the “Great Supply Chain Disruption” is to blame for the fluctuation in pole barn prices.

Building Maintenance | Posts | Building Tips | Structural Integrity | Repairs & Renovations

By: Addy Cain
November 27th, 2023

Picture this: a peaceful day on the farm is disrupted by the sudden crunch of metal on wood. We're talking about the all-too-common mishap - a vehicle colliding with a pole barn column.

Posts | Building Tips | Building Features | Structural Integrity | Repairs & Renovations | Site Preparation

By: Cori Lane
November 20th, 2023

The finishing touches on your post-frame building can determine if it will last long or need future pole barn repairs.