Things to Consider

Before You Build:

Have you been putting off building your dream home?  Maybe you own land and want to build your country home but don’t know where to start.  First, we recommend building your barn before anything else.  A barn can provide storage and spacious living quarters, which can make life a lot easier.

At Texas Country Charmers we can build the perfect barn with the storage you need including a comfortable living area. “Its called a barndominium”  Building a pole barn with living quarters will let you enjoy your land while you plan your own private dude ranch.

We would like to share with you our best advice on some things to consider before you build.  Proper research on the front end of your project can give you the structure that will best suite your needs.

If a building permit is required, here are some tips that may streamline the permitting process…

  • Give them your physical address and approximate square footage of the building.
  • Tell them how you intend to use the building, bearing in mind that a purpose of “storage building” or “barn” is typically the easiest method to get a permit.
  • Once you make it a dwelling or a living space, the building code requirements are stricter, more complicated.
  • A garage or pole barn is safe because it’s universally understood as storage by your zoning permit office.

The Many Advantages of Post & Beam Pole Barns

  • Wood barns are strong and long lasting and adaptable for many different uses.  
  • A concrete foundation can be added later.
  • Wood barns are simple to frame and easy to enhance with interior walls, shelves, and beamed ceilings etc. 
  • Fast construction times reduce labor costs.
  • Wood barns are safer for animals.  
  • A wood barn can be left natural or stained different colors.
  •  A wood barn adds more value to your property than any type building according to American Horse.  
  • Our wood barns will last 100 years and get more beautiful with time.