While pole buildings are commonly associated with farms, anyone with enough acreage can benefit from these convenient, multiuse structures. Below are some of the advantages you can enjoy and the creative options you can experiment with. If you decide a pole building is right for your property, work with a general contractor who has experience in such structures.
What Benefits Can You Expect From a Pole Barn?
1. Convenient Storage
Use your pole barn as storage for a wide variety of items, ranging from livestock feed and lawn care equipment to construction materials or motor vehicles. If you decide to insulate and ventilate the building for climate-control purposes, you can store a variety of temperature-sensitive items that turn the structure into a self-storage unit without the monthly fee.
Keep seasonal decor and clothing, extra inventory from your business, family items, assorted collections, fine art, electronics, and other odds and ends out of your house to enjoy extra floor space.
2. Additional Workspace
Transform a ventilated, insulated pole building with an HVAC system into a home office, if you work remotely. It keeps your business separate from your home so you can work uninterrupted. Depending on your type of work, you may want to use the building as an office headquarters or even a store if you have the correct licensing. Your pole building can also function as a workshop, man cave, or she shed, allowing you to work on a range of projects comfortably from the privacy of your own property.
3. Extra Living Area
Use a fully-equipped pole barn as a guest residence so you can have friends and family members over without giving up the bedrooms and bathrooms in your home. It can also work as an in-law suite that allows you to take care of older family members while letting them retain their independence.
Alternatively, turn it into a rustic cabin. This is the perfect spot for a “staycation,” or you can even rent it out to travelers on Airbnb® and similar rental sites to make money from your investment.
If a pole building is the perfect addition to your property, contact Dahl Construction Company to discuss your vision. The general contractor serving Bayfield, Washburn, and Ashland, WI—as well as the surrounding areas—since 2000 offers a variety of construction and remodeling services, including home renovations, pole barns, and house additions. Call the family-owned company at (715) 779-3600 to request a free estimate, or visit the contractors online for pole barn details. Get more home improvement ideas and tips on Facebook.