Typical American Post & Beam™ Home Components

Components of the American Post & Beam™ Home Package

APB-typicalPackageImageAn American Post & Beam™ Package Includes the Following Materials and Services:

  • Pre-cut Douglas Fir (Select Structural Grade) or Eastern White Pine Frame
  • Pre-cut Vented Roof Panels (R-36) w/ 2×8 Rafters Built-in, panels are up to 8’ wide x 22’ long
  • Pre-cut Wall Panels (R-24) w/ 2×6 Studs Built-in, panels are up to 8’ wide x 16’ long
  • Pre-Stained or Primed Exterior Siding & Trim
  • Windows – Andersen® 400 Series, Pre-installed in Wall Panels
  • 2nd Floor System with Open Truss Joists and 3/4″ AdvanTech® Sheathing
  • Exterior Glass Doors by Andersen®, Douglas Fir Entry Doors by Simpson®
  • Tax
  • Shipping
  • Home Layout Schematic and Progress Plan Review
  • Full Sets of Plans
  • House Shell Package Engineering Review (if required)
  • Foundation Plan and Construction Plans for the House Shell Package
  • Construction Supervisor from American Post & Beam™ to Work On-site with Your Contractor to Raise the House Shell

Optional Shell Package Items:

  • Siding Options – HardiPlank® Clapboard, Shingles, or Board and Batten
  • Windows and Doors – Hundreds of Options (Andersen®, Eagle®, Marvin® or Integrity®)
  • Stairs and Balusters- Custom Pre-assembled, Ready to Install, Choice of Wood Species
  • Additional Insulation for Walls and Roof
  • Cupolas – Open or Closed to the Interior
  • Barn doors – Decorative or Operable
  • Engineer or Architect Stamped Plans
  • Custom Hardware

Items Provided by the Client’s Builder

The client’s builder generally provides the following items for the barn home:

  • Labor to Raise the Shell
  • Foundation, Crawl Space or Slab
  • Application of the Siding and Trim
  • Finished Roofing Material
  • Garage Doors
  • Drywall and Wall Partitions on Interior
  • Electrical Wiring, Heating, Cooling and Plumbing Systems
  • Kitchen and Bath Finishes
  • Appliances and Fixtures

Customizable choices for your barn home include flooring, windows, hardware, even the nails.  It is your post and beam dream home, so we provide you every option to make your barn home your own.

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