The FBi Blog

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

Julie Kimpel

Julie graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications Design. From a young age Julie has always had an interest in art that later turned into career in brand development for various companies throughout the Northwest Indiana area. Julie joined the FBi marketing team in 2021 as a Marketing Content Creator. You might get a phone call from her to schedule a visit to your FBi building so she can take pictures for our website or you might get a brochure she design from one our FBi sales reps. One way or another Julie loves to help the marketing team in any way she can. In her free time, Julie enjoys walking her dog and spending time with friends and family.

Building Tips | Site Preparation

By: Julie Kimpel
March 13th, 2023

Disclaimer: Before we dive deep into the gravel recommendations for your pole barn site prep, we want to clarify that this article is specifically written for those who wish to use gravel for their site pad.

Building Construction | Farm Buildings | Structural Integrity | Cost

By: Julie Kimpel
February 13th, 2023

You’ve probably seen the viral videos featuring our QLYFT building system. QLYFT is very different from how you’ve seen post-frame buildings done in the past, so naturally, you will have some questions. Well, we’re excited and happy to answer all your questions!

Building Construction | Farm Buildings | Building Features | Cost | Pole Barn Builders | Building Design

By: Julie Kimpel
January 16th, 2023

As cold weather approaches, mice and other rodents will likely look for places to stay warm and survive the winter. Sometimes that’s inside the engine bay of your truck, sometimes your attic, but a lot of the time, it’s your cold storage building or hobby shop.

Customer Stories | Building Design

By: Julie Kimpel
December 27th, 2022

It’s that time of year when we take stock of what brings us joy and how we can hang onto the happy memories we create. Because who knows what life will be like in a year or two?

Building Construction | Structural Integrity | Warranty | Building Design | Open-Sided Buildings

By: Julie Kimpel
December 5th, 2022

When you’re ready to start your pole barn journey, of course, one of the first questions you’ll ask is, “How much does a pole barn cost?”

Building Features | Structural Integrity | Building Design

By: Julie Kimpel
November 7th, 2022

The beauty of post-frame buildings is that they are diverse and can be purpose-built for many different needs.