Post and Beam Kit Homes
Post and Beam Kit Homes - Timber frame kit home provide: natural beauty of hand crafted timber beams; open floor plans. Post and beam home kits can be extremely energy efficient when SIP panels are used for exterior walls and roofing systems. Casual open floor plans minimize the expense of interior wall finishes. Post and beam construction has been used for years for homes, and barns.
Post and Beam Kit Home Advantages
Aesthetics - The natural wood beams are warm and attractive in a a post and beam home. The grain of the wood provide a natural finish within the home. In addition the quality shows through with the exposed interor beams in a timber framed home. Vaulted ceilings with functional exposed beams add dimension to any space be it kitchen, great room or bedroom.
Strength - Timber used in post and beam construction provide exceptional strenght to your kit home structure. In addition to the thick posts and beams, using structural insulated panels will ad the strength of hte home. Many post and beam buildings in Europe are hundreds of years old.
Unobstructed Interior Spaces - Timber frame kit homes provide large open spaces providing open floor plans. In addition to open floor plans, timber frame homes provide the opportunity to add large window space to the exterior walls providing natural lighting to your kit house.
Energy Efficiency - Post and beam homes which incorporate SIP building panels are extremely energy efficient. SIP panels can be installed between the posts and beam or attached the exterior of the beams. SIP panels can minimize heating and cooling costs by fifty percent.
Adaptable - Post and beam homes can be adapted to many types of settings. A typical post and beam home is constructed in a rural setting, however a post and beam homes fit into most neighborhoods. Post and beam homes can be sided with wood, vinyl(ugh), brich, stucco, cement board and even a rain screen exterior finish.