If you are familiar with commercial metal building construction, you may have heard of post-frame construction. Whether it is a wedding, a reunion, a banquet, or anything in between, today more than ever, people are choosing pole barns. Pole barns combine the homely look of a country home with the functionality of an event center. This can make it...Read More
Things to Know About Pole Barn Renovations
Pole barns are built to stand the test of time and last for many years. However, sometimes severe weather events may cause damage to your pole barn, or you may even outgrow the space. If you are considering renovating your barn, there are some things that you should know before you begin your pole barn renovations. Talk to An...Read More
How to Keep Pests out of your Pole Barn
During the colder months, mice and other pests like to find areas to stay warm. There is no better place for these rodents to hide than pole barn homes. Many of these pests carry diseases and can destroy parts of your pole barn. They will tear through electrical wiring, and can even start fires. Once you have pests in...Read More
Can a pole barn have a basement?
Our concrete crew knows the best that midwest weather can be very unpredictable. Our seasons can change very quickly, and a lot of the time with little to no warning. Storms can also be a factor. Sometimes these storms can get very intense to the point where you should seek out shelter. The basement is usually the best place to...Read More
Can I build my own metal building?
Wondering if you could build your very own agricultural metal building? Well, the short answer is, you absolutely can. There are many individuals that simply have the skills to do it themselves, and just want to ask the question if they can. Tru-Bilt offers many forms of building kits, that allow for individuals with some working building knowledge to erect...Read More
Does a Pole Barn add Value to your Home?
The housing market is constantly changing, and it is no different in the world of metal buildings Southern Illinois. Home values are constantly rising and falling depending on the time of year as well as many other factors. One of the most common construction questions is “does a pole barn add value to the home?” They imply the answer being,...Read More
Is Post Frame Construction Good for Commercial Uses?
A common misconception about commercial post-frame construction is that it has to look like a barn or shed. However, that is far from the truth. These buildings are actually great for many uses, such as wedding venues, shops and other retail spaces, churches, and more. In fact, post-frame construction opens up many options for commercial spaces. Learn more about commercial...Read More
Important Things to Consider Before Building a Horse Barn
Building a new horse barn is no joke. It’s a chance to build the stable or shelter that your horses deserve. Just like any other post frame construction project, building a barn for horses needs careful planning and decision making. So, where do you start? Here’s a guide from Tru-Bilt Buildings on what to consider before building your barn. ...Read More
How to Maintain Your Pole Barn
If you have already built metal buildings before or are planning on building one, then it is important to know how to keep one in good shape. If your metal building was built by a quality pole barn builder, then you should expect it to last many years, but good maintenance can extend its life exponentially. Metal buildings typically...Read More
What to Avoid When Designing a Pole Barn
Picture this: you’ve built your pole barn equipment shed and love it. But, a few years down the road, you realize that you made some mistakes when designing what you thought was your ideal equipment shed. How do you avoid this imaginary scenario? Before building your pole barn, take into account these common pole barn design regrets. Structure and Size...Read More