The Importance of Ensuring Your Home is Bush Fire SafeJuly 13, 2018
When it comes to home building, lots of people have been brainwashed into thinking that a traditional brick structure is their only option, but this simply isn’t true! Flexible, adaptable and highly cost-effective, pole homes are a great way to get the ideal house you’re looking for without unnecessarily breaking the bank. If you’re smart enough to think outside of the bricks & mortar box, choosing a pole home for your next build can allow you to save a significant amount of money for the following reasons:
Work With The Land, Not Against It
One of the biggest cost associated with home building a traditional brick home is excavating the land and laying a foundation. If you’re dealing with a sloping block of land, this is where things can get astronomically expensive (especially if you need to build a retaining wall). Because you’re building above ground and only digging foundations for the individual support beams, pole homes require a lot less ground preparation and, as such, can be a lot cheaper to build. They also allow you to naturally accommodate the contours of your land into your home through features like split-level designs.
Choice Of Building Material
Because the post and beam structure of a pole home bears the load of the structure, you’re not held hostage by bricks and can choose whatever material you like for the exterior and interior of your home. Timbercrete, sandstone, mud bricks, timber, straw bales, recycled materials - there’s a whole world of cost-effective and ecologically friendly options out there that can allow you to save a lot of money without compromising on the quality or aesthetic appeal of your home.
Unlimited Design Flexibility
With a pole home, internal walls are not load bearing. This means that you can quickly, easily and cheaply create any internal layout you desire without the need for an expensive and complicated architectural design and construction process.
Are you willing to think outside the box and save yourself a bucket load of cash on your next new home build? Then a Schlager Group high-quality pole home
could be right for you! Get in touch with us today to find out more about how we can put our industry-leading experience in this are to use building you an amazing, cost-effective new home.