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Frame Building Expo takes Louisville by storm

April 2015 Frame Building News

- By Beth Schaefer – Closed schools across the state. Nine inches of snow. Sub-zero temps. Cancelled flights. Public transportation awry. Unplowed streets and snowed-over sidewalks. That’s right—during the third week of February 2015, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, was … Read more »

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Top Tips: What you might not know about selection and installation of commercial door hardware

March 2015 Rural Builder

You can buy the best door on the market but if it isn’t installed properly, it won’t last as long as it was designed. Rural Builder went to suppliers of hardware to get their top tips for proper selection and … Read more »

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The State Of The Industry: 2015 Looks Bright

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Most involved in the metal roofing industry are optimistic about the year ahead. The metal roofing industry had a positive year in 2014 over 2013 and most professionals in the metal roofing trade are optimistic about 2015 as well. Additionally, … Read more »

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Connect, learn & discover at the 2015 Frame Building Expo

January 2015 Frame Building News

- Ken Gieseke, Chair, NFBA Board of Directors With hopes that you, your coworkers, and your families enjoyed a wonderful holiday, I now join members of the NFBA staff and board of directors in wishing you all a richly satisfying … Read more »

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Keeping Your Gutters Clean

Gutter Opportunities Fall 2014

With so many options to choose from, determine what products are best for your project. Clogged gutters causes excess water and can ruin a home’s structure. Backed up gutters can cause major damage including cracked foundations, ice dams, mold, water … Read more »

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The Importance of Snow Retention Layout

Metal Roofing Magazine Oct.-Nov. 2014

Education is key when installing a well-designed layout to prevent failure A snow retention system is an important factor in preventing damage to metal roofs from the buildup of ice and snow. Today’s most popular metal roofs are manufactured to … Read more »

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Research & Technology: Total post-frame building design

Frame Building News November 2014

- By Aaron Halberg, P.E.
 – “Things should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” –Albert Einstein As I grow older and our world becomes ever more complicated, I try to follow this maxim from Einstein. Maybe you’re … Read more »

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Post frame comes home, Part I: Brave new world of the pole barn house

September 2014 Rural Builder

Editors Note: “Pole barn” verus “Post Frame” Residential post frame remains a modest part of the industry, but as with all things post frame, it continues to evolve. From secondary garages with living quarters to full-time residences, builders are finding converts … Read more »

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Win a $1,000 Gift Card in Metal Prep’s “Prime All the Time” Sweepstakes

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Now through Oct. 15, 2014, Metal Prep is sponsoring a sweepstakes for a $1,000 Best Buy gift card. Spend it on a new entertainment system, appliances or anything else – it’s up to you! Entry is simple and free, although a bonus … Read more »

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2014 winners of the Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award

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It is with great pride that we introduce this year’s winners of the annual Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence. For the past 32 years, Rural Builder has sponsored this award, relying on the results of a ballot process that … Read more »

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