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Post Frame Buildings

Minimal Materials, Maximum Benefits

Post frame buildings are growing in popularity, and for good reason. Summit Contracting is an industry leader in post frame construction. If you’ve been considering a new shop, storage or commodity building, we’d love to put our expertise to work for you.

Our post frame division team members will quickly and efficiently prepare your site and construct your building, all on time and on budget.

Summit Contracting is dedicated to helping customers plan and build pole barns from quality materials in a reasonable period of time. As top pole barn builders, our experience and reliable service set us apart from other construction companies. Whether your project is a horse barn, cold storage, equipment shed, farm building, or commercial building, we can help you create the right structure for your space and needs.

What is a Pole Barn or Post Frame Building?

Pole barns or post frame buildings consist of wood poles connected by cross beams in a post frame construction for extra stability. Wood trusses and wood purlins form the roof, and the building usually has metal siding. These buildings are sturdy and relatively easy to assemble, and they can be used for many purposes.

What can Affect Pole Barn Pricing?

The purpose of your pole barn affects its price. If you decide to use your building as an office or store, you'll need to include plumbing, a more elaborate electrical system, heating and cooling, and extra finishing. The size of your building, the materials you choose and the design you create can also affect pricing. We'll work with you to help you plan a pole barn that fits both your needs and your budget.

Count on Summit Contracting

At Summit Contracting, we put our customers first. We have years of experience as pole barn builders that we apply to every project, and we guide you through building your pole barn step-by-step. First, we determine your needs, and we communicate with you continually as we plan your building. We customize according to your needs.

As we begin the construction, we carefully prepare the site, then construct your pole barn. We end with a walk-through. Your point of contact will work alongside you for your project completion. Our team will continue to check in with you after the project is completed to ensure you are completely satisfied.


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4 Post Frame Benefits

1. They’re Cost Efficient

They require less material and can be set up in less time, which makes them a fantastic, affordable option for your farm building needs.

2. They’re Super Strong

Built from a combination of sturdy posts and heavy-duty trusses, post frame buildings are also highly durable, capable of easily withstanding heavy snow loads and wicked Midwestern winds, making them ideal for ag buildings

3. They’re Energy Efficient

Speaking of weather, an often overlooked benefit of post frame buildings is the incredibly efficient insulation they are able to provide. Post frame buildings use sturdy posts spaced eight feet apart (on average). This provides eight uninterrupted feet for laying insulation, reducing areas where heat can escape leading to considerable energy savings over the life of the building.

4. They’re Easily Customized

Supported solely by posts and trusses, post frame buildings don’t need interior walls providing large, open interior spaces. This allows for incredible design flexibility creating an endless array of possible uses. They can also be easily reconfigured and adapted again and again because they don’t require interior support walls.

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Whatever type of building you need, post frame buildings have almost unlimited potential. Let’s chat about how our post frame specialists can build your vision.

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