If you've ever needed a barn for your property, you've probably thought about the amount of time it takes to create such a structure. Plans need to be drawn up, permits obtained, and wood ordered from a lumber yard. But what about if you didn't need to go through with these steps? Having a barn is as simple as ordering a kit and putting the structure together.
A barn kit by DIY Pole Barns has high-quality metal and wood parts. Each contains premium-grade lumber, code-compliant wood trusses, and galvalume metal roofing and siding, which are coated with modified siliconized polyester paint for a 40-year warranty. Each standard barn frame kit also has sliding and six-panel entry doors, but there are also custom features, such as cupolas, windows, and insulation, that can be added. Fasteners are also part of every pole barn kit to construct the building.
Using a barn kit requires some planning. Finding a place for your new barn should be your first step. Flat and solid ground with good drainage is the ideal location for any barn kit to be set up. Before any holes are dug into the ground, however, a permit typically needs to be obtained for your new building.
A barn kit creates a multipurpose shelter for storage. Nearly any item or investment can be kept inside, away from moisture and UV rays. Cars and seasonal vehicles are commonly kept inside these shelters, and many other investments and objects also benefit from the protection of a sturdy wood and metal shelter.
Barn kits, as their name suggests, are regularly used on farms. In many instances, the shelters are set up for equipment storage, and tractors and other pieces of farm equipment are kept inside. Animals also need protection from the elements, and a barn kit can easily become a horse shelter. Once the kit is fully installed, stalls should be added to the interior, and insulation can be added to the barn for temperature control.