The FBi Blog

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

Blog Feature

Posts

Pole Barn Warranty: One That Can’t Be Beat

It’s not uncommon for a pole barn or post frame builder to have different warranties, but would you know where to look for a warranty before you spoke with a salesman over the phone? 

Read More

Blog Feature

Posts

Pole Barn Structural Integrity: Top 5 Building Components

As you enjoyed your Sunday drive through the countryside, you couldn’t help but notice the diverse lineup of pole barns. The durable farm shop for a hardworking farmer and his/her heavy equipment. A spacious hobby storage building for the outdoorsman’s RV, boat, and ATV. An equestrian’s dream horse barn. The design flexibility of a post frame building is mind-boggling.

Read More
Example ALT Tag for Image

Enjoy a smoother construction experience.

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

Blog Feature

Posts

Managing Pole Barn Condensation: 5 Tips You Need to Know

It’s the time of year that most of us are looking forward to...nice weather! The days are starting to get longer, the temperatures are finally starting to get warmer (unless you live in the Midwest because mother nature likes to play tricks on us), and you can finally start working on getting your property spruced up for spring.

Read More

Blog Feature

Posts

7 Questions to Ask Your Pole Barn Builder (So You Get the Best Crew)

Congratulations, you’ve decided to build your dream pole barn! You’ve been consciously saving your money for months, or even years. Now that you have the funds, your free time consists of designing the perfect building online. A 60 x 120 x 20 insulated hobby shop with storage for your classic car collection. You can barely contain your excitement as the floor plan starts to take shape.

Read More

Blog Feature

Posts

Should I General Contract My Pole Barn? Pros, Cons & Best Practices

There are three kinds of people in the world: Those who make things happen Those who watch things happen Those who wonder what happened Since you’re reading this blog about general contracting your pole barn or post frame building, there’s a pretty good chance that you fall in the “make things happen” group.

Read More

Blog Feature

Posts

Strong Winds and Pole Barn Repairs: 7 Tips You Need to Know

As a professional pole barn builder, we understand that the weather can be unpredictable and uncontrollable, especially if you live in the Midwest like us. One day, the meteorologist calls for a brutal chill and inches of snow. The next day, it’s sunny with temperatures in the mid-50s.

Read More