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A Baker’s Dozen – The Most Read Articles of 2013

Sometimes, in order to know where to go, it is helpful to see where we’ve been. These are the most read blogs from 2013.

#13 Board and Batten Siding

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/03/board-and-batten-siding/

While popular, board and batten siding should be installed considering shear values. Advice on installing board and batten siding for structural integrity.

#12 Building Department Checklist Part I  

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/01/building-department-checklist/

The 14 most important questions on your Building Department Checklist to ask while planning a new building. Pole buildings ascribe to local building codes, making them a solid and safe construction choice.

#11 Repainting Steel Building Panels  

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/01/repainting-steel/

Repainting steel building panels can be labor intensive. Done right, results are favorable with cost savings. Tips on how to prepare steel panels for repainting.

#10 Steel Roofing: This Lap isn’t Dancing

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/02/steel-roofing-4/

Repainting steel building panels can be labor intensive. Done right, results are favorable with cost savings. Tips on how to prepare steel panels for repainting.

#9 Pole Barn or Block Foundation?

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/03/block-foundation/

The merits of typical pole barn foundation design versus block foundation. Concrete costs plus connection stability and longevity favor pole barn foundation design.

#8 Mike’s Roof Rules

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/02/mikes-roof-rules/

My top rules for designing the roof of your new pole building. Tips to keep a roof leak free while withstanding years of abuse.

#7 Zip Up Ceiling

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/03/zip-up-ceiling/

Fast and easy to install, Zip up Ceiling is an aesthetically pleasing new ceiling choice for a pole building. Discover a grid-free, mold and mildew resistant alternative to drywall.

#6 Tico and 10d Common Nails

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/01/tico-10d-common-nails/

Choosing the right diameter and length nails is an important part of constructing a new building. Tico nails no longer exist, but 10d common nails in 1-1/2″ and 3″ are good standards.

#5 Poplar, not Popular  

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/03/poplar/

The use of yellow poplar for board and batten siding on pole barns. Discover why “new” poplar is not decay and disease resistant like poplar from days of old.

#4 What does 2×6 Lumber Weigh?

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/02/2×6-lumber/

Calculating the weight of 2×6 lumber is important when dead loads are applied to purlins attached to roof trusses. How many 2×6’s can a person carry on a jobsite?

#3 Pink 2×4 Studs  

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/01/2×4-studs/

Painting 2×4 studs a light magenta color began as a marketing ploy. Pink 2×4 studs brought increased sales and possibly subliminal breast cancer awareness.

#2 Pole Building Bar: A Road Runs Through It  

https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/05/pole-building-13/

Cruisers Bar in Stateline, Idaho shows the originality and functionality of a pole building bar designed for motorcyclists to literally drive through.

And the MOST READ article of 2013:

Pole Barn Flood Insurance   https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/blog/2013/01/pole-barn-flood-insurance/

Pole barn flood insurance should be included in a pole building checklist prior to construction. A Flood Elevation Certificate must be obtained to qualify for flood insurance.

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