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  • Snow Guards: Are They Important?

    In the Mid-Atlantic States, winter is upon us. Some states have seen a large amount of snow already while others have only received a sparing amount. As an expert post frame builder, we wanted to talk about snow guards and why they are an important investment for post frame buildings in the Mid-Atlantic region. THEIR…

  • Why Choose Post Frame Construction? Versatility

    As we conclude our 3-part blog series on why you should choose post frame construction, we are focusing on the third main benefit of post frame construction which is versatility. Of course, as a leading post frame builder, we know all about this great way to build. It was mentioned in part 1 of this series…

  • Why Choose Post Frame Construction? Durability

    In this blog post, we continue explaining the benefits of post frame buildings. As a leading custom post frame builder, its something we know a little bit about. So, let’s talk durability. Some might think that a post frame building can’t possibly be THAT durable compared to traditional stick framing. In reality, sometimes post frame…

  • Why Choose Post Frame Construction? Value

    We’ve come to realize that many don’t know about post frame construction–or don’t completely understand it–and we want to change that! As a top custom post frame builder, we know how great this way of building is. So in this 3-part series, we’re going to educate our readers about post frame construction and the benefits…

  • Bulk Salt Storage: Why All Agencies Need It

    As you may know, public works agencies are government agencies that are responsible for the maintenance of public property, including parks and streets. Their main purpose is to serve the community through recreational, employment and heath and safety services. Quite often, bulk salt storage buildings are common for these agencies. So if your agency doesn’t…

  • Creating a Man Cave Garage

    We’ve heard it time and time again; the desire for a man cave garage. What is it about a man having a place to call his own? Where he can relax after dinner, play games with the kids or grandkids, watch the big game or enjoy some banter with the guys. As a leading custom…

  • How Your Overhead Doors Impact Curb Appeal

    When planning the look of your new garage with a custom garage builder, overhead doors seem like a simple choice; however, you may not realize how your overhead doors impact curb appeal. Whether you opt for a traditional look–with or without windows– or country-style, you can make your custom garage unique to your personal style….

  • Your New Garage or Workshop – A Reality!

    At Conestoga, we’re a custom garage builder who will not only strive to make your custom garage a reality with affordable, post frame construction, we’ll challenge you to dream about the many possibilities with a new custom garage. Some people think of a garage as simply a functional space to keep their vehicles out of…

  • Post Frame Barn Ventilation – A Quick Review

    It’s that time of year again when the humidity is high and it’s hard for you to escape the sweltering heat. We’ve posted some blog posts in the past about post frame barn ventilation and climate control in commercial buildings but thought doing a quick post to mention some helpful tips would be a good refresher!…

  • Quality Post Frame Retail Building Options

    Designing a pole building for any retail or commercial enterprise is an involved, many-layered and complex process. Fortunately, when you work with a professional post frame retail store builder, the extent of your task is to dream it up. Enter into the premier design-build experience. Put your retail building concept into the hands of our…

  • Why Build a Post Frame Restaurant?

    For a long time pole barns were used – almost exclusively – to build agricultural structures. In the years since, the plans, styles and techniques employed by professional builders have matured to allow for a range of structural applications and practical uses. From residential garages to agricultural buildings to restaurants – Conestoga Buildings offer solutions for…

  • The “Concept To Reality” Design

    Commercial construction is a many-layered and complex institution. If you’re planning to design and construct a new retail building, you’re probably like most of our prospective clients: You’re unsure of exactly where to begin. DON’T WORRY, THAT’S OUR JOB As a leading post frame commercial builder, we’ve done the leg work. We’ve seen just about…

  • Commercial Buildings: Permits and Clearances

    Before you break ground on that new residential garage,  retail or commercial structure, there is a vitally important step you must take.  Plan a visit to your county or city municipal office and make sure you thoroughly understand what clearances and permits you must have before building can begin, and what documents or paperwork you…

  • Keeping Your Commercial Retail & Office Building Cool

    Whether your commercial pole building is a fully enclosed retail space, a storage warehouse for product inventory or a production facility cranking out widgets daily, you want it to be a comfortable place for your employees or customers to be.  People who are not overly familiar with post-frame or pole buildings are sometimes concerned with…

  • Warehouse And Industrial Buildings: A Place for Your Assembly Line

    If you’re like me, you can easily lose an afternoon watching those “How Do They Make That?” shows that take you on tours of factories where anything from guitars to corrugated cardboard to salt water taffies are made. The assembly line, made famous by Henry Ford and largely the reason for our country’s prominence in…

  • Why Choose A Commercial Post Frame Building For My Business?

    In business, any project has three important variables: cost, time and quality. Of those three, the saying goes, you are allowed to pick only two to determine the project’s outcome. If it is done inexpensively and quickly, quality will suffer; if it is done quickly and with high quality, cost will be enormous; if it…

  • Where Will You Build?

    Congratulations! That hobby-turned-home-based widget business of yours has really taken off, and the time has come to have a place where you can set up a small widget manufacturing operation and maybe even showcase a few for sale. You’ve done the research, and you’ve found a commercial post frame builder who will work within your…

  • Commercial Retail Entranceways And First Impressions

    Have you ever walked into a place of business and, as soon as you set foot through the front door, you feel uncomfortable? It might be that the general appearance of the entry vestibule is ramshackle, it might be that the décor as you walk in is off-putting or it may be that after stepping…

  • Considering A Post Frame Warehouse Or Storage Building?

    If you have a business of any size, whether your main deliverable is a product or a service, you are going to have storage needs. The amount of storage needed varies, of course, but in the commercial arena it is not uncommon for a dedicated structure to be used to house whatever valuable items need…

  • An Upgraded Garage Project

    In April 2016, we completed a beautiful 4 car garage project. The owners were looking for a custom post frame garage builder to upgrade their current garage to accommodate larger vehicles and overall improve their use of the garage (“sharage” as they call it). It’s not everyday we have customers who takes photos of the…

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