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The FBi Blog

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

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

Our next builder comparison features Borkholder Buildings. This post frame company constructs agricultural, commercial, residential, and equine facilities. Their main purpose is “to provide people and businesses with green, attractive, and affordable building solutions through innovative engineering and applying quality components.” In this blog, we present the facts and strengths of each pole barn builder. Our goal is to provide you with a better understanding of how FBi compares to Borkholder before making a buying decision.

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Building Design  |  Posts  |  Structural Integrity

What is Pole Barn Shear Load & Why is it Important?

When you imagine a pole barn, you probably picture a horse barn with a riding arena, or a commercial building used for retail purposes. Most likely, you don’t think of the engineering components that make your post frame building structurally-sound.

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FBi vs Graber Buildings, Inc.: Who’s Best for Your Project?

Our next builder comparison features Graber Buildings, Inc. This fast-growing post frame company constructs farm, commercial, residential, and equine buildings in East Central Illinois. They’re not to be confused with Graber Post Buildings in Southwest Indiana.

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Building Construction  |  Comparisons  |  Posts  |  Repairs & Renovations  |  Structural Integrity

Pole Barn Renovation vs New Construction: Which One is Right for You?

Is your post frame building showing signs of age? Are prior repairs not holding up like they once did? While we wish pole barns were invincible, that’s just not how things work.

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

Our next builder comparison features Greiner Buildings.  They construct agricultural, commercial, and residential buildings with a commitment to “raising the standard” through superior materials and service. In this blog, we present the facts and strengths of each post frame builder. Our goal is to provide you with a better understanding of how FBi compares to Greiner before making a buying decision.

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Building Features  |  Farm Buildings  |  Posts

Ag Features: Top Components for Your Farm Building

When you’re considering a new post frame building, the excitement sets in, and you can’t stop anticipating the end result. Maybe you’re visualizing working on projects in your new farm shop, or maybe you’re imagining how a combine will look in your new cold storage building.

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