Who owns Graber Post?
Owner Glen S. Graber
Owner Glen S. Graber started Graber Post Buildings in 1973 with a construction crew of four men and a vision for success. Today, Graber Post employs approximately 250 people, and we manufacture and distribute materials for any post frame structure or metal roofing project.
What type of post are used for pole barns?
Pole Buildings use round poles whereas Post Frame Buildings use square or rectangular post, commonly 4×4, 4×6, 5×5, 6×6 or larger treated lumber or laminated columns.
Can you build a pole barn house in Indiana?
Pole barns in Indiana can be used as residential, commercial, or agricultural buildings, making them incredibly adaptable for the unique needs of Indiana residents.
Can you build a Barndominium in Indiana?
There are many advantages to building a barndominium in Indiana. One of the biggest ones is the overall cost of construction and maintenance. Barndominiums, in general, take a much shorter amount of time to build than a traditional wood-framed house. This can save you money on both materials and labor.
What size post is best for pole barn?
Posts for pole barns should be spaced 8 to 12 feet apart. It also relies on the size and style of the barn. This breadth ensures even weight distribution and overall pole barn strength. You should utilize posts with a minimum of four inches by four inches in size.
How deep should a pole barn post be?
Hole depth is determined based upon the frost heave in your area, wind speeds, wall size, building dead load and other factors. Northern climates frost heave is often 36″ to 42″ and post embedment is typically 4′. Uplift is a big concern for pavilion structures and those with open walls.
How long will a pole barn last?
In fact, it is possible that with the proper care, pole barns could last upwards of 100 years. Many builders and experts cite 40-60 years to be on the safe side, but if the owner of a pole barn keeps up with all of the necessary structural upkeep, the building will likely outlast the 40-60 year pole barn lifespan.
Why choose Graber post buildings?
Graber Post Buildings, Inc is a long-time building material supplier that has been family run and operated for the past 50 years. We don’t view you as just another number but as an extended member of our family — giving you the best to building supplies and the easiest installation.
How can Graber help you?
Our design, project management and customer service team is here and available in person, by phone or online to help you build a better building. Since 1991 Graber has been known for quality materials and buildings.
How many delivery trucks does Graber have?
With a fleet of 7 delivery trucks which include a boom truck and forklift unloading, we are able to provide flexible delivery options at competitive rates. Start your Graber building project today!
What services does pole barn builders offer?
These include an interactive visualizer, 3D designer, and price estimator for all potential clients. If you are looking beyond just post-frame materials, we also have a team of pole barn builders who can install your new building with ease.