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Do Pole Barns or Metal Barns Cost Less?

Comparing Wooden Pole Barn and Prefab Metal Barn Kits Pricing for prefabricated metal barns and pole barns rests on several factors.  First, let’s focus on the initial costs of pre-manufactured barn kits. Pole Barns versus Metal Barns Pricing Both wood prices and steel prices fluctuate with market and production demands.  Consequently, barn pricing for both systems wavers, too. Usually, lumber…

How Metal Barns Discourage Birds and Other Pests

Part 6: Pole Barn Trusses vs. Pre-engineered Steel Barn Rafter Beams Metal barns and pole barns both shelter assets from the weather. Farmers build barns to house and protect expensive equipment, livestock, vehicles, and other possessions from the elements. But when choosing between building pole barns or pre-engineered metal barns, consider what is overhead. Wood Trusses: An Open Invitation to…

So What’s the Difference between Pole Barns and Steel Barns?

Part 1: Defining Pole Barns and Pre-engineered Metal Barns Perplexed about pole barns vs. steel buildings and what the advantages of steel buildings are? Let’s start with the basics by defining each type of structure. This article is the first in a eight-part series exploring these two building systems, comparing the short-term and long-term differences. So what exactly is a…