Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Pole Barn

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Pole Barn


Like any large building, a pole building in Ohio is a big purchase and should be taken seriously when you decide to buy one. So, before you bring a team of custom post frame builders in Ohio on your property, here’s everything you need to know before buying a pole barn to ensure your satisfaction once construction is complete.


What is post frame construction?

First off, it’s important that you know post frame construction is very different than any other kind of barn construction. Post frame is a simpler construction process that uses large posts, which transfer loads to the ground, rather than a full concrete foundation. Check out one of our articles for a more in-depth explanation of post frame construction here.

How much do custom pole barns in Ohio cost?

Just like any structure, the cost of post frame buildings in Ohio will primarily depend on size. Other factors for cost include building location, building design, exterior features, and interior features.

What kind of maintenance is needed?

Pole barns are unique in that they require very little maintenance work. They are extremely strong and durable, and the material does not rust. However, if you want to keep your agricultural buildings in Ohio is excellent condition for many years to come, we’ve written a blog of four maintenance tips for pole barns that you can read here.

Do long do post frame buildings in Ohio last?

Because pole barns are made of steel, you can expect them to last a lifetime. Post frame buildings can withstand the harshest of weather and require minimal maintenance.

Contact MQS Structures

Are you interested in adding a pole barn on your property? MQS Structures is a family owned and operated company specializing in custom pole barns in Ohio. Request a free estimate from us today by filling out our online form, or give us a call at (855) 677-3334.


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