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By: Julie Kimpel
August 1st, 2022

We get it. Words like “inflation" and “recession” have you nervous. You start asking questions like:

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By: Angie Dobson
March 26th, 2021

It’s been a little over one year since COVID-19 shook our nation. It has been a challenging time for all of us. For some, most days were probably just a blur, and we did what we could just to get through the day.  Even though people could continue to work during the pandemic, the reduced labor force is being felt into 2021. If building a pole barn is part of your plans for this year, now is the time to get that project rolling.

Building Construction | Project Prep | Posts | Building Tips | Post Frame Homes | Residential Buildings | Permitting | Site Preparation | Financing | Building Design

By: Cori Lane
March 22nd, 2021

Shome. Barndominium. Post frame home. Whichever term you use, it’s safe to say that pole barns with living quarters are in style.

Posts | Building Tips | Permitting | Site Preparation | Financing

By: Angie Dobson
August 28th, 2020

It’s hard to believe that 2022 is already here, and if I had to guess many of us are very glad to see 2021 behind us. To say that 2021 has been an interesting year would be an understatement. COVID-19 has left several ripples throughout the country, which has caused a “new normal” for businesses, schools, churches, restaurants, etc.

Posts | Permitting

By: Courtney Moore
May 11th, 2020

States are slowly beginning to open back up, allowing for businesses to operate at half and/or full capacity in phases. The uncertainty of not knowing what is open and what is closed can be a bit frustrating. Thankfully we have the resources readily available to get some insight on where everyone stands.

Posts | Permitting

By: Angie Dobson
March 14th, 2018

If you close your eyes (but not right now because you need to keep reading) and think about pole barn permits or zoning, what words come to mind? Perhaps confusing, complicated, or frustrating, to name a few?