Storage costs can really add up, and building a barn takes time and money. One convenient solution is to build a pole barn. Do you know where and how to build one? Take our quiz to learn more about how to build a pole barn.
Which of these statements best describes a pole barn?
A pole barn is a small barn in which you store fishing poles.
A pole barn is a barn supported entirely by poles that have been anchored into the ground.
A pole barn is a barn on stilts, which prevent the contents from getting wet in cases of flood.
What material is usually used to anchor the poles of the barn into the ground?
By anchoring the poles into the ground, you avoid having to do which of these major construction tasks?
You do not need to build a frame.
You do not need to build a roof.
You do not need to dig a foundation.
The framing of a pole barn runs in which direction?
The poles and frame of a pole barn are usually made of what material?
The poles for the barn should be made of what type of wood?
Why build a pole barn rather than a standard barn?
They are cheaper and easier to build than standard barns.
They are more attractive than standard barns.
They have more space than standard barns.
The roof of a pole barn is typically made of what material?
Before you begin building a pole barn, or any building project for that matter, you must find out whether you need which of these?
a helping hand
a building permit
an interior decorator
What is an advantage of using sliding doors rather than overhead doors?
increased floor space
The ground on which you build the pole barn should have which of these qualities?
The ground should be well-drained.
The ground should have fertile soil.
The ground should be grassy and moist.
The site you choose for building a pole barn should be how much bigger than the footprint of the barn?
You should leave an extra 3 feet of length and width.
You should leave an extra 6 feet of length and width.
You should leave an extra 12 feet of length and width.
Pole barns are usually measured in sections with what dimensions?
24 square feet
48 square feet
64 square feet
The corners of the pole barn should be what angle?
Concrete usually needs how much time to dry and settle?
The main factor in determining how deep the poles should be inserted is what?
the type of soil
the type of concrete
the type of pole
If you're going to keep live animals in your pole barn, you should do which of the following?
Paint the barn.
Insulate the barn.
Give the barn a nice floor.
At what temperature does heat stress begin to be a concern when dealing with poultry and livestock?
60 degrees Fahrenheit (16C)
90 degrees Fahrenheit (32C)
120 degrees Fahrenheit (49C)
Reflective insulation will help prevent which of these?
Foil-foam-foil insulation has been shown to withstand temperatures how high?