The FBi Blog

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

Nettie Grubb

Nettie joined the FBi Marketing team in 2022 as the Marketing Content Creator. Nettie grew up just outside of Des Moines, IA. In 2016, she received her BS in Agriculture Communications from Iowa State University. Upon graduation, she has worked in agriculture sales and marketing. She moved to Indiana in 2020. Outside of work, Nettie enjoys quilting, crocheting, crafting, canning, gardening, fishing, and hunting. She is married and enjoys spending time with her husband and dog.


By: Nettie Grubb
December 30th, 2022

Due to the support of our amazing customers, FBi Buildings was able to expand our service area into 14 new counties to better accommodate our customers' needs in 2022.

Building Construction | Building Features | Comparisons | Cost

By: Nettie Grubb
December 12th, 2022

Is a pole barn on your Christmas list? With Christmas right around the corner, you may want to build a pole barn hobby shop to store that new boat that you have been eyeing, plus there would be room to store the Christmas tree.  Maybe your daughter has asked for a pony for Christmas, and you need an equine barn to store it in. Or perhaps you want to build a new farm shop and take advantage of the tax savings that the government has going on right now.  Whatever the reason you find yourself interested in building a pole barn, the frequently asked question is, “How much does a pole barn cost?”

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

By: Nettie Grubb
November 14th, 2022

As you take a Sunday drive in the country, you may wonder why farms have so many pole barns on their property or if each barn serves a designated purpose. Maybe some pole barns house tractor implements, while others might be used for the maintenance of farm equipment.  You may also wonder what features post-frame buildings can have and the color combinations you can have when building an agricultural pole building.  In this article, we will explain the top three common agricultural pole barn building uses.

Building Tips | Farm Buildings | Building Features | Cost | Building Design

By: Nettie Grubb
October 24th, 2022

When most people think about a pole barn, they think of a rectangle with two cupolas (small squares on the roof, typically with a weather vane). This classic American look has been around for centuries, but do you need a cupola on your post-frame building?

Building Tips | Commercial Buildings | Pole Barn Builders | Site Preparation

By: Nettie Grubb
October 3rd, 2022

You’ve designed your dream post-frame building, talked to your Project Sales Consultant, and signed a building contract. Then you think, “Hey, let's add a window.” But unfortunately, as you go through the building process, changes, as simple as a window, can become costly and delay your project timeline.