Post frame or pole buildings or pole barns use large poles, or more commonly, squared-off posts of pressure treated timber, typically embedded in the ground as vertical structural members and strong girts parallel to the floor at right angles to the posts as the principle structural skeleton.
Pole buildings uses traditional concepts improved upon with the latest in engineering technology, to create a sophisticated, visually-appealing structure. Considerable engineering research ensures code-complying, reliable, durable buildings of all uses and styles.
Post frame can be easily customized to meet your individual building needs. Whether you’re looking to add on to an existing structure or start from scratch, Pacific Northwest Construction can work with you to accommodate your unique specifications.
Post frame construction is superior in many ways:
- Pole buildings are economical requiring less construction labor with lower material costs.
- You will enjoy increased energy efficiency and the lower heating and cooling bills.
- The wide ranges of attractive and flexible design features are simply unmatched.
- Perhaps most important, post frame provides more strength and structural integrity for your building dollar.
Pacific Northwest Construction’s buildings are renowned for their excellence in engineering, design, strength and beauty. We offer a wide variety of building designs to meet any need, as well as an endless array of color combinations to provide that distinctive look.
More benefits of post frame construction:
- Energy savings because wood has a natural insulating properties and the frame provides space for virtually any type of high R-Value insulation.
- Our buildings are engineered and built to last, and meet or exceed model building code requirements.
- Once your building is completed, less maintenance is required to keep it looking good than other types of construction.
A wide variety of materials may be incorporated into each structure such as wood siding all type, stone or masonry siding can also be incorporated into a post frame structure. However the Val-3 Panel is the profile of choice for our region. It is a 36″ coverage, 29-gauge steel panel. It is a very aesthetically pleasing profile. It can be used on the roof or wall with load bearing structural support typically 2′ to 4′ on centers. It has an excellent lap with an anti-siphon bead designed in it. It is offered in a wide variety of colors, and various trims are available.
A wide variety of materials may also be incorporated into your building such as composition, architectural steel roofing, cedar shake the possibilities are endless.However the Val-3 Panel is the profile of choice for our region. It is a 36″ coverage, 29-gauge steel panel. It is a very aesthetically pleasing profile. It can be used on the roof or wall with load bearing structural support typically 2′ to 4′ on centers. It has an excellent lap with an anti-siphon bead designed in it. It is offered in a wide variety of colors, and various trims are available.
All contractors must have comprehensive general liability insurance, workman’s compensation insurance for the employees, and they are to have a construction bond approved by the state in which the construction is being completed. All subcontractors that are hired by your contractor are required to have the same items. You can always check the status of your contractor’s insurance status by logging on to the Oregon Contractors Board Website.