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.
As mentioned above, most people love the idea of building a barndominium. It sounds like the best of both worlds, but do pole barn homes live up to the social media hype? This question led us to create a pros and cons list to help you decide if post-frame or stick-built construction is suitable for you.
4) 6 Ways to Finish the Interior of Your Pole Barn
While it’s nice to know that multiple building materials are available, it can be overwhelming (and time-consuming) to research their advantages and disadvantages. So we went ahead and did the heavy lifting for you.
Editor’s Note: The Post Frame Channel is your go-to resource for short, educational videos that answer your pole barn questions.
1) 5 Steps to Building a Pole Barn Home
This video highlights the critical steps you’ll take when building a pole barn home. By the end, you should better understand the entire process from start to finish, whether you’re just looking or ready to make serious moves.
2) How Do I Prepare My Site for a Pole Barn?
Proper site preparation leads to optimal construction conditions. In this video, Ken Culbreth (Vice President of Operations) explains some external factors that may affect your post-frame building.
Their main focus was building a large shop area to service farm equipment. As the Stoller leadership team researched their options, they realized the significant advantages of post-frame construction over steel-frame.
4) QLYFT Building System
“There’s a better way to do it – find it.” This fundamental truth is one of FBi Buildings’ guiding principles.
Editor’s Note: Our Pole Barn Gallery features a variety of pictures to scroll through (sorted by colors, building types, sizes, and custom features). You’re bound to find a post-frame project similar to your needs or wants.
1) Whaley Farm Partnership
A 96’ x 160’ x 20’ + 48’ x 24’ x 10’ farm shop located in Newton County, Indiana. The built-in office space is ideal for meeting with seed dealers. Moreover, the layout provides enough storage space for all types of equipment.
Everyone loves a good pole barn garage in their backyard! This particular one measures 30’ x 42’ x 10’, which is the perfect size for storing your lawnmower, recreational toys, and tool collection.
5) Main Street Pharmacy
Did you know that FBi has construction crews dedicated to repair and renovation projects? We recently re-sided Main Street Pharmacy with smart siding (or engineered wood siding). It looks like a totally different building!
A New Year, A New Post-Frame Building
A special thank you to everyone who supported our business in 2021. We’re looking forward to serving your pole barn needs again in 2022!
Are you ready to adopt the “new year, new post-frame building” mindset? Submit your custom building design, and a member of our sales team will call you to begin the estimating process.
Do you have more questions that aren’t covered in this article? If you need help designing and planning, please contact FBi Buildings at 800.552.2981 or click here to email us. If you’re ready for a price, click here to request a quote, and a member of our Customer Engagement Team will help you determine the next steps.