6 Steps For Choosing Your Ideal Pole Barn Windows

Pole barn windows come in a wide range of materials and designs. These choices will depend on the building style and your project’s budget. Here are 6 crucial steps to help you pick the best windows for your building. The right windows can save you up to 50% on energy loss. So, this is not…

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RV Barn With Living Quarters: Your Custom Dream Home

An RV barn with living quarters might be just what you need to combine your love of travel with your dream home. We all dream of traveling once the kids are out of the house and jobs aren’t holding us down. But, you need a home base, right?  Living the full-time RV life sounds great,…

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How to Keep Mice Out of Your Pole Barn or Storage Shed

As winter approaches, mice and other rodents are likely to try to find new places to stay warm and fed. Outbuildings, including your prized pole building and storage shed, often serve as an ideal home for these unwanted visitors. Not only do mice carry disease and unpleasant smells, they are extremely destructive for such a…

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Which Type of Door Is Right for Your Pole Barn?

Ah, the humble door. It might seem that the type of door you pick for your pole barn or machine shed building wouldn’t make much of a difference, but that really is not the case. Picking the right door for your pole barn building should not be an afterthought. The type of door you choose…

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Pole Barn Ventilation: A Critical Step in the Building Process

People build pole barn workshops and homes for a variety of reasons. Some want a shop and home combination, others want a place to store large equipment/machinery, some use pole barns for livestock and horses. While the exact purpose of your pole barn will play a large factor in what you need to do for…

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8 Common Pole Barn Building Questions (with Expert Answers)

From materials to financing to everything in between, the planning and construction of a new pole barn building is a big project, and there are lots of details to be thought through. As a trusted, expert pole barn builder, Greiner Buildings has plenty of experience in this arena. To share this insight with you, we…

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How Much Does a Pole Barn Home Cost? 5 Key Costs You Must Know

Thinking about having a pole barn home built by Greiner Buildings? Before you go all in, there are a couple of things you must know – things like the timeline it takes to build a residential pole building and the often overlooked costs included in these projects. Although it would be nice to know exactly…

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Top 7 Pole Barn Interior Ideas for 2021 (with pictures)

Spending more time at home doesn’t mean you have to press pause on your favorite hobbies and forms of entertainment. In fact, this year presents the perfect opportunity to build a quality post-frame structure that houses all your unique passions in one convenient place. Since the 1980s, our professional post-frame construction team has built thousands…

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6 Fancy & Functional Metal Ag Buildings

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Thinking about adding a metal ag building to your property? Get inspired with these industry-leading examples Metal ag buildings in the Midwest aren’t the cold, dark, and stuffy structures of the past. Today these economical buildings can include fancy features like hydraulic overhead doors, brick or stone wainscoting, cupolas with dramatic interior lighting, and even…

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Pole Buildings vs. Stick-Built Construction

A question we get a lot is – What is the difference between post-frame construction and stick-built? It’s important to know the difference before starting your next building project. At Greiner Buildings, we specialize in post-frame construction, and we can go on and on about the many benefits of using this method for your next…

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