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  1. Electrical
    I have a large pole barn, 148 x 40, divided into 3 sections. I have gotten an electrical shock, not static shock by touching the metal wall in 2 separate places that are at opposite ends building. I also have had to turn a breaker off that kept tripping even after replacing it with a new...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    I'm building a 42 x 50 pole barn. I'm planning on heating it and would like it to stay cool in the summer. This is my plan. Lay foil-bubble-foil on the purlins, then 1x4 vertical furring strips 2' apart, then 1x4 horizontal strips 2' apart then asphalt underlayment(TARAH no. 15 ASTM) seemed...
  3. Insulation
    Hi Folks and Merry Christmas, I live in a northern suburb of Detroit Michigan. I have a 40 x 40 metal pole barn with a cement floor. I have attached a few photos. From what I can tell based on the township records it was built in 1969. I need to insulate it so I can work outside in the...
  4. Building & Construction
    In Ohio I am planning on building a standard 24' X 26' pole barn with 12' ceiling, I want to add a 2nd story apartment to this. The apartment will have standard 2x4 stud wall 16" on center and a 4/12 pitch roof. If I use treated 6" X 6" X 16' posts spaced 6 foot on center (in stead of 8')...
  5. Building & Construction
    Ive decided I want an inexpensive place to store mower, garden tools etc... I came up with the idea of a simple dirt floor shed with a pole design, 10x16. After reviewing product costs I came up with the idea to sink 5 (4 corners and one midway to frame the door) 6x6's that have been notched...
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