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January 10, 2015

The Advantages of Choosing a Wood Pole Barn

If you are thinking about building a pole barn on your property to create extra storage space for your vehicles, equipment, livestock, or animal feed, you have many options. In addition to choosing the right size and number of windows and doors, you have to select the right building material.

Pole barns can be built with either wood or metal. Both have advantages. The material you choose will depend on the style and appearance you prefer for your pole barn.

If you would like a pole barn building with a traditional look that will fit in alongside your house, wood might be the best material. A wood pole barn can look attractive with a wood house, especially on a farm. Pole barns can be constructed with cedar, oak, or another species of your choice.

Metal pole barns are available in a limited number of colors. Wood, on the other hand, can be painted or stained nearly any color imaginable. This will allow you to have a pole barn storage building that will blend in and match the exterior of your house. Whether you want a natural stained look or a bright color, you can find the shade you desire.

A metal pole barn can rust over time due to moisture from rain or snow. Wood, however, can be treated with additives that can help it resist moisture damage. This means that a wood building can last longer and maintain its strength and appearance longer than many metal pole barns. Wood can also be treated with products that can help it resist damage that can be caused by insects and UV light.

If you are considering building a pole barn, wood is a good choice. With its strength and versatility, a wood pole barn can blend in with your house and provide you with a safe and attractive place to store important possessions for many years to come.

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