Post-frame home construction is a post and beam system supported by screw piles. The trusses are then supported by the beam that in turn transfers down to the post and then to screw piles. We use prefabricated walls that hang between the posts. The concrete slab is then poured inside the frame. After that, exterior finishing and interior framing and finishing is the same as one would expect in the traditional segment.
But will my new home look like a barn?
No. Unless you want it to. The only difference you might notice from a traditional home is that there is no basement in our post-frame homes. We can build a 2nd storey and one of our models has a loft. Our post-frame homes also include attached garages.
Our modern post-frame homes are beautiful. One of the advantages of post-frame homes is the flexibility of the interior floor plan options. Pending the design chosen, some plans have no interior supporting walls providing optimum flexibility in floorplans.
Integrity Homes currently has 2 floor plans - the Homestead and the Ranch Hand. These can be modified to meet a client’s needs. In addition, we will be releasing new plans for 2021.
How long does construction take?
There are many factors that can impact the total build time, including seasonal variances, but typically we are 4-6 months from breaking ground to occupancy. We can take a building from the start of construction to lock up stage (excluding interior framing) in as little as 1 month.
Warranty and Lock Up Options:
Integrity Homes builds across Western Canada. Currently, our full Home offering (including full interior framing and finishing) is available only in Alberta, excluding the Peace Country. For customers looking to build outside of AB, we are pleased to offer a Lock Up Only package at this time (customer is responsible for New Home Warranty). Speaking of warranty, if you choose Integrity Homes as your contractor for the entire build, you will be covered under the Canadian New Home Warranty program. If you choose to have Integrity build the shell of the home to Lock Up, our industry-leading 5-year warranty on workmanship applies to the structure.