The number one advantage of post frame construction is the opportunity to transfer structural loads to the soil by using posts. In turn, this eliminates the need for a traditional foundations, alleviating customers of unnecessary costs while retaining structural integrity.
Significant savings can be found when choosing post-frame construction. Materials, labor, construction time, equipment and building maintenance are just a few advantages in cost savings. For example, post frame buildings require less extensive foundations than other building types. Post foundations used in post-frame require less concrete, less use of heavy equipment, less labor time, and construction time than conventional foundations. Most importantly, post foundations are better adaptable for wintertime construction projects.
Post-frame construction is used for many commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential, and equestrian customers. Post-frame construction has experienced rapid growth over the last several years because of its advantages in design and construction flexibility and structural efficiency..
Absolutely! Post-frame construction offers you a wide variety of design ideas. Here are some changes, just to name a few:
Steel sheathing can be replaced with shingles, brick veneer, and/or rock veneer. Also, posts can be placed in the ground or on a concrete foundation.
Many changes can be made to alter the appearance of your building or change how your building will service your specific needs.
By narrowing down the usage of your building, the area the building will be built, and budget, we will personally assist you on the size appropriate for your needs.
Just like choosing the colors of your project, you are also given choices on door selection. Please feel free to talk with us about matching existing doors on your home garage or other buildings on your property.
- 3- ply 2x6 laminate poles
- 3- ply 2x8 laminate poles (option)
- concrete foundation
- 4x6 pole foundation
- Perma- columns
Perma-Columns are high strength concrete with a steel reinforcement that does not require the post to be in the ground, exposed to soil.