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12 Factors that Affect Engineering in Your Pole Barn

Let’s dive into the mind of an engineer and find out what building details need to be reviewed by the engineering department and provide an accurate ...

8 min read

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Top 3 Uses for Agricultural Pole Barns

Ready to add storage to your farm? Learn the features and differences between cold storage, farm shops, and multipurpose ag buildings.

10 min read

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What is a Pole Barn Shear Wall and Why Is It Important?

Depending on the size of your pole building, there’s a chance you will need to have a shear wall added to your design. Learn what a shear wall is.

6 min read

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5 Details to Consider When Adding a Cupola to Your Pole Barn

This article will discuss five details to consider if a cupola is right for your post-frame building.

5 min read

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Top Building Features for Your Pole Barn Design

We sat down with a few of our FBi Project Sales Consultants to get their opinion on the best tips for building design.

9 min read

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How Do Change Orders Affect Your Construction Project?

Making a change can add time and money to your project. Learn how much it could cost to add a window in each of the four phases of building.

6 min read

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Can a Pole Barn Be a Tax Write Off?

If you are in the farming business, we want to help give you the guidelines on how your new pole barn can be a tax write-off for your ag business.

11 min read

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How to Save Money When Determining Your Pole Barn Size

Width, length, and height recommendations for your pole barn. As well as details that decrease cost and expected costs, no matter your pole barn size.

9 min read

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29-Gauge Steel vs. 26-Gauge Steel: What’s the Difference?

Do you know the difference between 29-gauge steel vs. 26-gauge steel? Before we dive deep, sometimes it's helpful to start at the beginning; what is ...

9 min read

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Concrete Guidelines For Your Pole Barn

Concrete guidelines for your pole barn. We help you determine the purpose of the slab and provide site prep tips with general thickness ...

5 min read

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Building a Pole Barn Garage

Have you been tossing around the idea of extra storage for your cars, hobby toys, or even miscellaneous items? Maybe your home has an attached ...

11 min read

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4 Things to Consider for Pole Barn Placement

Do you have your heart set on building a new hobby shop, multi-purpose building, or even a pole barn home? It’s not unusual to feel overwhelmed when ...

10 min read

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