5 Reasons Why Post Frame is Perfect for Garages and Workshops

Posted July 5, 2023

Post frame buildings are highly suitable for garage and workshop spaces due to their distinct advantages over other construction methods. Over the last 20 years, QSI has built thousands of hobby shops and garages, each customized to meet the specific needs of the customer. Here are five reasons why post frame buildings with us are consistently an excellent choice for this type of project.

1. Cost-effective: Post frame construction is generally more cost-effective compared to traditional stick-built methods. Construction often requires less materials and fewer labor hours, resulting in less overall cost. Building a garage or workshop can be a significant investment, and we strive to offer a solution within a variety of budgets through our customization options.

2. Open Layout: Post frame construction allows for a clear span design, which means there are no interior support columns or walls obstructing the workspace. This open and spacious layout provides ample room for equipment, workbenches, tools, and machinery, allowing for efficient movement and flexibility within the workshop.

3. Customizable Design: Post frame construction with QSI allows you to customize your building to include features such as overhead doors, windows, interior liners, and multiple access points. This allows for optimal natural light, ventilation, and easy movement of materials, equipment, and vehicles.

4. Durability and Strength: Your QSI post frame building will stand the test of time, as well as the elements. The posts will be buried 4 feet deep into the ground, providing exceptional stability and resistance to harsh weather conditions. QSI also uses standard 29-gauge steel for roofing, which will provide far greater protection from fire, hail, and wind than traditional roofing shingles.

5. Climate Control: Post frame buildings are relatively easy to insulate, 8 foot spacing between posts accommodate more room for insulation. This is particularly beneficial if you plan to use the space for activities that require temperature control or if you intend to install heating or cooling systems.

In summary, post frame construction offers numerous advantages when it comes to building a garage. It provides cost-effective construction, quick build times, design flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and customization options. These factors make it an excellent choice for anyone looking to construct a garage efficiently and affordably.

Feel free to check out our online catalog and customer testimonials for a variety of examples!