Post Frame Houses are the Custom Built Homes of Today
Yes, believe it or not, post frame houses are the custom-built homes of today’s home buyers. That pole built structure you’ve seen out in the country is no longer just a pole barn where farm equipment and stock are kept. Home buyers have discovered these post frame houses have large, open size with plenty of space and high ceilings. Let us take a look at some of the other details that make post frame houses the custom-built homes of today:
Post frame houses are a simplified technique in the building industry that are adapted from the traditional technique of timber-framing. With post frame houses, the need for studs and framing are replaced with large posts that have one end buried into the ground. Post frame houses involve a foundation built that provides structural support, vertical support, and horizontal support provided by girts.
Post Frame House Benefits
A Quick Build With a Small Crew
After the girts, poles, and trusses are done, a small crew finishes up the construction in a brief period, often under a month.
Stronger Than Other Construction Styles
Post frame houses are usually stronger than other types of constructed houses because the columns are buried below the frost line which makes them more resistant to weather conditions. Thus, they are more stable.
They are Flexible in Construction
For the homeowner that wants high ceilings, pole frame houses construction is the answer. If you want a loft, not a problem. If you want a unique staircase, no problem. The homeowner’s own unique style and taste can be met fairly easily in most cases.
The labor for this type of custom built home is much less than other construction. They don’t take as long, so therefore, not as much labor is needed. There are fewer materials, too.
They are Energy Efficient
These types of homes are made from wood post columns which conduct very little heat, inside or outside, making them energy efficient.
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