Post and beam homes

Post and Beam Homes: 5 Great Tips

1. Post & Beam Homes Frame – What are the most important factors to consider? Post and beam homes are unique, as is the frame. First, the quality and structural integrity of the wood: YBH uses the finest quality kiln-dried Douglas fir Select Structural or #1 grade wood for structural integrity and durability. We don’t…

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Panelized Homes: We’re In On The Secret to Energy Efficiency

Prefab homes used to bring to mind images of homes that were, shall we say, less than grand. But that was then. Today, Yankee Barn Homes panelized construction system produces beautiful homes with superior energy efficiency. Prefabrication has come a l-o-n-g way since the 1960s and YBH is at the forefront of the panelized build movement. Common wisdom on prefab homes is this: they are higher quality, more sustainable than stick-built, and…

Douglas Fir Post and Beam Homes

5 Things You Need To Know About Post and Beam Homes

1. Post and beam Homes Frame – What are the most important factors to consider? First, the quality and structural integrity of the wood in post and beam homes. We insist on using only the finest quality kiln dried Douglas Fir Structural Select or #1 grade wood for structural integrity and durability in our post and beam homes. We do not use green or unseasoned timbers and only source from members of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative.