The FBi Blog

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

Building Tips | Farm Buildings | Residential Buildings | Horse Barns | Commercial Buildings | Building Design

By: Angie Dobson
April 18th, 2022

Building a pole barn is a big decision. Arguably, a bigger decision is how to design your pole barn. There are many different building features for you to choose from, such as:

Posts | Building Features | Structural Integrity

By: Cori Lane
April 11th, 2022

If you’re an active follower of the FBi Learning Center, then you know that we heavily stress the importance of pole barn structural integrity.

Building Construction | Financing

By: Julie Kimpel
March 28th, 2022

When comparing your post-frame building options, it always helps to start with the facts. Knowing the facts will give you better insight and confidence in your decision-making process. 

Building Construction | Building Tips | Structural Integrity

By: Angie Dobson
March 14th, 2022

The prices in post-frame construction have dramatically fluctuated over the last two years. When prices were predicted to start dropping, other world events started happening, making the commodity markets even more unpredictable.   Some customers have decided to put their project on hold, hoping that prices will eventually drop. Others have decided that they are going to move forward with building their pole barn because they’re uncertain when prices will drop.

Building Construction | Building Tips

By: Julie Kimpel
March 7th, 2022

Depending on where you live, you might be driving around town and notice you see pole barns everywhere! So, when it comes to pole barn construction, you might think, “How hard could it be?” Well, thanks to over 60 years of experience, FBi Buildings has discovered the dos and don’ts of proper pole barn structural integrity, and that includes roof purlins. 

Posts | Building Features | Structural Integrity | Energy Efficiency | Building Design

By: Cori Lane
February 28th, 2022

Whether your goal is to save money or make a positive impact on the environment, building an energy-efficient pole barn can be a smart investment.