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Information that gives you insight into post-frame construction and in making your building project a success.

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FBi Buildings vs Morton: Who's Best for Your Project?

Our builder comparison for this week is featuring Morton Buildings.® Arguably one of FBi’s biggest competitors, Morton constructs post frame buildings for ag, commercial, residential, community and equine facilities. They’re firmly committed to being the industry leader with a focus on innovation, service, and quality. Morton pledges to construct only high-quality, post frame structures that help make your dreams come true.

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5 Reasons Why Pole Barn Truss Spacing Is Important

Whether you refer to them as pole barns or post frame buildings, one thing is certain... the post frame building design has evolved significantly over the years. From round poles to laminated columns, from nails to stainless steel screws, from Silicone Polyester to Kynar, the post frame building continues to innovate.

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FBi Buildings vs Cleary: Who’s Best for Your Project?

Our builder comparison for this week is featuring Cleary® Building Corp.  Similar to FBi, Cleary constructs buildings for ag, commercial, residential and equine facilities. They’re firmly committed to bringing their clients lasting quality all at an affordable price.  In this blog, we will be presenting the facts and strengths of each builder. Our goal is to help you have a better understanding of how FBi compares to Cleary before you make a final decision.

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7 Organizational Ideas for Your Pole Barn

Do you consider yourself an organized person? For some of us, it comes naturally. For others, it’s a work in progress.  Each and every single one of us has our own system on how we store things. It might not make sense to the person who’s trying to find that extension cord or drill bit but it makes sense to you.

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FBi Buildings vs Menards: Who’s Best for Your Project?

We understand that most people shop around and get multiple pole barn quotes before they make a decision. It’s also not uncommon for us to get several questions from our customers asking how we are different from other pole barn builders or pole barn supply companies. Whether you’re looking for a farm building, hobby barn or horse stable, we want to make sure that you understand the seven key differences to look for when comparing builders. Over the course of the next several weeks, we will be comparing our post frame buildings with some of our biggest competitors.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Windows for Your Pole Barn

When it’s time for you to start designing your post frame building, what steps do you think you need to take? It’s not uncommon for some customers to sketch their pole barn layout on graph paper because they don’t want to forget their design. Not only does this help them visualize the layout of their building prior to talking to a post frame builder, but it also lets them compare different layouts if they have more than one in mind.

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