Frequently Asked Questions for Mini Barns and Sheds in Clackamas, OR
Here are some FAAQ’s (Frequently Asked/Answered Questions) that are common when people are trying to decide if a Locke Buildings Mini Barns/Sheds is the right option for them. If you still have questions after reviewing this information, please give us a call!
Q. What are the main differences between a Pole Building and Mini Barn/Shed?
|Custom-built?||Yes – completely on customer’s site.||Features – yes. Sizes – no.|
|Custom-sizes?||Yes – completely. From really small to massive.||No. Standard sizes only. Typically much smaller than pole buildings.|
|Are permits required?||Yes||Not typically, but it is the responsibility of the customer to confirm their local regulations.|
|Where is it built?||100% built on the customer’s site.||100% built on our site and delivered to the customer complete.|
|Is special site preparation required?||Yes, normally, from extensive excavation and foundations to simple leveled gravel floors.||If the location is level, it is not typically needed. Sloping grounds may require some type of leveling (extra charges apply).|
|Construction type?||Pole support beams with some type of foundation and wood frame construction. Choice of siding and roofing options. Typically painted steel siding and roofing.||Self-standing installation on wood runner base, plywood flooring, wood frame construction. 29 gauge painted steel siding and roofing.|
|Can plumbing and electric be installed?||Yes, by a licensed plumber or electrician. Permits may be required.||Yes, by a licensed plumber or electrician. Permits may be required.|
|Can they be insulated?||Yes||Yes|
|Can they be sheetrocked and finished?||Yes||Ask us for pricing.|
|Do you offer finishing services?||Not at this time.||Not at this time.|
|Time to install?||From several weeks to several months, depending on the installation.||Generally within 2 weeks after the order is completed.|
|Permitted uses for the structure?||Storage, living space, office/business and workshop space, and much more.||Generally storage only, but other business and personal uses are possible. Check your local regulations and see us for more details.|
Q. What type of wood frame construction is used for the Locke Buildings Mini Barns/Sheds?
A. The base skids are 4 X 6. Floor framing is 2 X 4, 16″ on center. Walls are 2 X 4. Rafters may be 2 X 4 or 2 X 6, depending on structure size.
Q. Are they available in different construction styles?
Q. Do you charge for delivery?
A. Delivery is FREE within our local delivery area, defined as within a 20 mile radius of our offices in Estacada, OR.
Q. What type of options are available on the Locke BuildingsMini Barns/Sheds?
A. Windows and doors, in a variety of sizes, entry ramps, gable vents, insulation and work benches.
Q. What are the most popular options requested?
A. Windows and entry ramps.
Q. Is there a warranty on the Locke Buildings Mini Barns/Sheds?
A. Yes. 5 year warranty on the structure (materials and workmanship) and a 40 year manufacturer’s warranty on the painted steel siding and roofing material.
Q. What are some of the superior features of our Locke Buildings Mini Barns/Sheds?
A. Our buildings will last longer, and be low-maintenance due to the guaranteed painted steel siding and roofing material. Our standard flooring material is 3/4″ cdx plywood, which is glued down to prevent squeaking and is more sturdy. Our flooring is designed as a home floor would be. We also offer the option of insulation with a vinyl-backed vapor barrier in the walls and on the roof.
For more information, please contact Locke Buildings.
Please see our Pricing and Options information to obtain a general price.