Affordable pole barn kits are much sought after by anyone looking to build a pole barn.
A pole building, because of it’s practicality and functionality, is a popular choice in storage buildings and you can see them dotted around the country, especially if farming states.
Barn kits offer storage solutions for the private homeowner, farmers and even businesses for storage of various stock. The range of barn kits available make them ideal for the landowner to customize his new storage building to whatever size and shape he wishes.
A good set of pole barn plans which can be drawn up to your own spec and the right quantity of beams, utility poles, siding can leave you with a very practical and functional storage shed. Other uses possible for a pole barn include a workshop for your small home business and one thing you will have to consider with some thought is the floor you put in.
A concrete floor is the best solution for longevity but the purpose of your pole barn will dictate with a simple hard pan, dirt floor being more suitable in some circumstances.
Other more salubrious uses for a pole barn is as extra living space to your existing home or to serve as an office; if this is the case you will need to consider the more costly extra expense of wiring, water, plumbing and insulation.
Pole barn kits
Pole barn kits offer you the convenience of building your new storage space with a factory made, prefabricated kit which is relatively easy to put together with a lot of the hard work having been done for you already.
You can choose a bolt together kit to make life easier for you with your principal job being site preparation. You will need a good, well drained piece of land with all the services accessible.
You will need to give some though also to the quality of wood that is going to be used in your poles and siding with weather prepared and treated woods going to be more expensive but the best value in the long run.
One thing you simply cannot overlook though is planning; check with your local planning office or building code department to enquire about the necessity of obtaining planning and the various regulations and codes which must be followed. Depending on where you live there may be local ordinances concerning resistance to wind speeds, snow load factors on the roof and other local requirements.
If you buy your pole barn kit locally your supplier should be able to advise you in this regard also; if he can’t then you need to make enquiries as to why not. Even though he will not be responsible for the compliance of the building with local building regulations he should have a good grasp of local requirements.
Affordable pole barn kits will clearly depend on your budget; what is one man’s affordable is another’s expensive.
But one thing is for sure-a well built pole barn can be not just a very aesthetically pleasing building but one which enhances the value of your property and which will prove to be a good investment in the long run.