Whether you are looking to build a pole barn home or just a simple pole barn shed, you don’t just want your run of the mill pole building. You’d like to think that your builder thinks of quality above everything. First and foremost when designing a pole building, storage or building needs have to be met. But shouldn’t design rank at the top of the list of things that are important for your pole building?

What types of pole buildings are there?

  • Sheds and Hobby Shops
  • Homes (Shome®)
  • Garages
  • Wedding Venues & Other Commercial Venues
  • Farm, Ag, or Equestrian Pole Buildings
  • Community Buildings
  • Municipal Buildings
  • Sports Buildings
The list of pole barn options can go on and on, because really pole buildings can be used for almost any type of structure. So what exactly is a pole building if it is so versatile?

What is a pole building?

If you have been looking into a pole building, you have surely heard the terms pole barn and post-frame building. These terms are interchangeable when it comes to the term pole building. A pole building is a building that has a laminated wood column structure. These are the main frame element of the building. These wood columns connect to wood sidewall girts. The roof has trusses, also made of wood that connect with special wood purlins. This is what makes a pole building unique. While this is a simple definition, pole buildings come in all shapes and sizes and have many different purposes. See examples below:

What can you expect your pole building to cost?

This is actually a very difficult question to answer. Because they can include everything from a small workshop to a beautiful pole building home like one of our SHOME® designs, the cost can vary greatly. The good news is our sales team can work very closely with you and based on your ideas, location, the materials needed, etc. we can create a model for you and provide you with a price early on. We can also tell you we will never build a cheap pole building because the focus is on quality products and a design that will last. We will work with you to find a solution in your budget without sacrificing that quality.
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Why Greiner Buildings for your pole building?

Our company has won countless awards time and time again for our custom post frame buildings. Take a look at our portfolio of award winning steel buildings, because our pole barn construction in has been recognized nationally as well as our safety practices on the job site. Design and function come together as one with Greiner Buildings pole buildings. Call Greiner Buildings, your pole buildings resource.

Where is Greiner Buildings located?

We have locations all over Illinois and Iowa and cover a large area for pole building projects. We have locations in:
  • Washington, IA
  • Urbandale, IA
  • Kewanee, IL
  • Minonk, IL (coming soon)

We are a proud member of the National Frame Buildings Association (NFBA)!

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