Why a Monitor Barn?

The center roof of a Monitor Barn is raised from the main roof, which is then is supported by the addition of knee walls.

Monitor Barns have a unique look that is extremely popular, but what are the advantages?


  • Unique look
  • While the pitch of the roof remains low, loft space becomes available
  • The center roof portion can be pre-assembled
  • Windows can be installed without the use of dormers