The kit does not include a cement floor, which you will need to figure
into the price. You can either rent a cement truck or pour your own
cement floor or you can hire this part out. The larger the building,
the more likely you will want to hire the job out to a professional
cement company to come in and complete the job.
What is included in a pole barn kit? You receive already to go
pre-engineered wood trusses for the roofing. Depending on the kit you
get, you will likely get a wood framework. If you get a wood frame work
they will provide the wood frame boards. You will get steel siding,
roofing and trim. Depending on how customized of a kit you get you will
get the doors, windows, or garage door as specified when you ordered
your kit. They usually include building plans which are important for
assembling the pole barn as well as getting the appropriate building
permits in your area to assemble your building.
Manufacturers of these kits are plentiful online. It would be best to
talk with several to get quotes for your area. The closer the
manufacturer the more likely they will be not only cheaper in their
final price, but also more knowledgeable about building codes in your
Make sure that you can build a pole barn in your area. If you live in
an area that does not allow this kind of building you could be forced to
tear it down at a later date. You need to have permission to build a
pole barn from you local city building authority. Once you know that
you can do so, make sure to ask if there are any specific requirements
to meet for the building of a pole barn.
Knowing if there are any specific requirements from your local
government building authority is important. The manufacturers are more
than likely very well educated in putting together kits for different
areas; however it is your final responsibility to know that you are able
to build a particular building that meets the requirements and will pass
building codes set forth in your area.
After you have a number of quotes from multiple pole barn kit
manufacturers you should make sure if the shipping has been included in
the quote for the delivery of your building project. If shipping and
delivery cost are not included you can contact them for another quote
that will include this price. If shipping and delivery is included it
needs to state this on the quote. Also make sure that they can give a
delivery time from the time that you order. You don’t want to set back
months while you wait for your kit to arrive.
If you live on a dirt road or have a difficult location to deliver to,
make sure to let the pole barn kit manufacturers know about this as
trucking companies may charge extra for delivering to your location, or
worse yet not deliver you order at all.
Plan the time of year that would be best for building your pole barn
kit. Get the area ready were you are going to be building the pole
barn. Make sure you can schedule in a few friends to help with the
project, or be ready to hire help if needed. You can save a bunch of
money if you assemble your own pole barn kit, however you need to be
ready to work extra hours putting the building together, and you will
need to deal with the building permits and passing inspection with the