By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2017
Carl Parson, owner of Inola Portable Buildings & Pole Barns, with Manager Cass Benner and his daughter, Hadley Benner.
Whether you need a storage building, pole barn, loafing shed, or other portable building, Inola Portable Buildings & Pole Barns can meet your needs. In business since 1998 at the same location, the company has earned an excellent reputation.
The company is located off the north side of Highway 412 at 30355 S. 4230 Rd., where you will find more than 50 displays available. Buildings can be delivered or built on location, but about 90 percent of the businesses’ work is done on location.
In the company’s 19-year history, “We’ve never had a complaint about our buildings,” says Owner Carl Parson. “Our business has grown through word-of-mouth. We started with two buildings when we opened, and it just continues to grow each year. We’ve found that if you do everything better than the next guy, you’ll stay busy.”
Conventional or Dutch Barn portable buildings include treated skids along with treated floor joists on 16 inch centers, ¾ inch tongue and groove flooring, #2 stud grade materials, a 50-year factory warranty on Smart trim and on Smart panel siding, 30# felt paper and a 30-year warranty on Tamko shingles. Metal roofs are available in 20 plus colors at no extra cost with a 40-year manufacturer warranty on the material. Extras, such as steel doors, windows, four-foot loft, workbench and a four-foot treated ramp, are available at an additional charge. Sizes begin at 8x8 up to a 16x24 and larger.
Pole barns include one walk-in door and one 9x8 overhead door. An additional door is available for an extra charge. The company offers a 40-year manufacturer’s warranty on the 29-gauge metal used in the pole barns and loafing sheds, while the insulation comes with a manufacturer’s 10-year warranty. Also included in the base price is a four-inch concrete slab with rebar 18-inch on center in floor and 10-foot sidewalls.
Although they are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, Parson will meet with potential customers at a different time to accommodate their schedules. The company also offers rent-to-own options.
“I just can’t say enough about our loyal customers,” says Carl. “Their support has attributed to our success and their referrals have helped us grow throughout the years.”
After 30 years in public school education, Carol Round retired and moved from Grand Lake to Claremore, Oklahoma in 2005, where she writes a weekly faith-based column which runs in 14 Oklahoma newspapers as well as several national and international publications. Three volumes of her columns have been compiled into collections: A Matter of Faith, Faith Matters and by FAITH alone. She has also written Journaling with Jesus: How to Draw Closer to God and a companion workbook, The 40-Day Challenge. This past year she has written three children’s books, a series called Nana’s 3 Jars, to teach children about the value of giving, saving and spending money. All of Carol’s books are available through Amazon. In addition to writing her weekly column, authoring books and speaking to women’s groups, she writes for Value News. She also blogs regularly at www.carolaround.com. When she is not writing or speaking, she loves spending time with her three grandchildren, working in her flowerbeds, shooting photos, volunteering at her church or going on mission trips overseas, and hiking. She is also an avid reader and loves working crosswords and trying to solve Sudoku puzzles.
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