The FBi Blog

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

Addy Cain

Addy graduated from Indiana University in Indianapolis with her BFA in Graphic Design. Addy has always enjoyed being creative and now serves as a Marketing Content Creator at FBi Buildings. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, painting, photography, and spending time outside with her family and friends.

Building Maintenance | Posts | Building Tips | Structural Integrity | Repairs & Renovations

By: Addy Cain
November 27th, 2023

Picture this: a peaceful day on the farm is disrupted by the sudden crunch of metal on wood. We're talking about the all-too-common mishap - a vehicle colliding with a pole barn column.

Building Features | Structural Integrity | Comparisons | Cost | Trusses

By: Addy Cain
October 30th, 2023

Trusses are an essential component of your post-frame building. You might feel more comfortable with your building process after knowing a few facts about them.

Building Tips | Residential Buildings | Building Features | Building Design

By: Addy Cain
October 2nd, 2023

Pole barn patios are a great addition to your post-frame building, and whether you’re relaxing or entertaining, they provide the perfect outdoor space.

Building Features | Comparisons | Building Design | Product Review

By: Addy Cain
September 5th, 2023

If you’re looking to add a touch of elegance or visual appeal to your new pole barn, wainscoting can be a great way to customize your post-frame building. With different material options, certain key factors can influence your decision-making. If we’re thinking about aesthetics, metal elements lean more toward modern design and architecture, and natural stone elements push for a timeless and polished look. This article will discuss the different options for stone and metal wainscoting.

Building Tips | Residential Buildings | Building Features | Building Design

By: Addy Cain
August 7th, 2023

Creating a comfortable interior inside your new residential building is a must. Whether you’ve chosen to build a pole barn home or even a stylish hobby shop, several options are available to you. Depending on the style and purpose of your post frame building, certain interior finishes work better than others. Or, you may choose not to finish the interior because that works best for you. However, keep in mind that the design of your pole barn and interior space can be personalized to fit your exact needs, and you can even create your own layout online. In this article, we’ll discuss interior options for pole barn homes, hobby shops, workshops and garages.

Farm Buildings | Building Features | Comparisons | Building Design

By: Addy Cain
July 10th, 2023

Have you ever thought about what you'd do if you ran out of space? Most people would eliminate a few items or send things over to the donate pile. Though, it might be different when running a farm operation.