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The FBi Blog

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

Cori Lane

Cori grew up on her family's small grain and livestock operation in Northwest Indiana. In 2018, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Marian University Indianapolis. Having shown beef cattle for 12 years at the county, state, and national level, Cori chose to pursue a career in the agriculture field. Today, she serves as the Marketing Content Creator on the FBi team. In her free time, Cori enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports, listening to music, and traveling.

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How Does the QLYFT Building System Improve Construction Crew Safety?

In the fall of 2020, FBi Buildings introduced the QLYFT building system, an unprecedented way of erecting post-frame structures on the ground. Yes, you read that right. We’re building pole barns on the ground and raising them to the desired height. We created this construction method to improve crew safety while taking product quality to the next level.

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Can You Still Build a Pole Barn in 2021?

“Do you have room in your construction schedule to build my pole barn?” This question is frequently asked by customers who want to put up a post-frame building by the end of the year.

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The guidebook that offers essential steps and information which lays the foundation for an on time and on budget project.

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5 Pole Barn Exterior Options: Which One Will You Choose?

Modern post frame construction is touted for its design flexibility. This building method offers a wide selection of exterior and interior finishes, roofing materials, and architectural details.  You can achieve virtually any aesthetic your heart desires – steel, vinyl, and wood siding with a brick or stone façade. Any roof pitch can be utilized and covered with asphalt shingles or metal panels.

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5 Steps to Building a Pole Barn Home in 2021

Shome. Barndominium. Post frame home. Whichever term you use, it’s safe to say that pole barns with living quarters are in style.

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Can You Build a Pole Barn on Existing Concrete?

“Can I build a new pole barn on existing concrete?” This question is frequently asked by customers who have property with a sizeable concrete slab, whether it be: An outdoor basketball court that is no longer used An older building (e.g., corn crib) was torn down Or the original structure was a total loss in a fire To answer the question at hand, yes, you can build a new pole barn on existing concrete. However, just because it can be done doesn’t mean it’s the best option for you.

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Kynar 500® vs SMPs: Which Paint System Should You Choose?

When selecting a post frame builder, consumers are first concerned with service area and cost.  We hear it all the time from our customers via email, phone, and social media. “Do you build in this county and state?” or “How much does a __’ x __’ pole barn cost?”

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