Frequently Asked Questions
Compared to other building methods, post-frame is often the faster, more efficient alternative while still maintaining a high quality building.
Absolutely. The design of a Foltz Building is only limited by your imagination, and our designers can help you with that as well. Whether you need a small garage, a large building capable of many uses, or anything in between, our Foltz Buildings designers can help you make your dream a reality.
This varies by the season and type of building. Please call a Foltz representative for specific information.
No. Foltz Buildings is located in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota and services Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Foltz used 3-ply 2″ X 6″ glu-laminated engineered columns which are crook, twist and warp resistant. These 3-ply columns are up to 3 to 4 times stronger than many of our competitors posts and columns. Foltz also uses 2″ X 6″ wall girts (for added wind resistance and stronger walls), 2″ X 8″ treated bottom nailer, 2″ X 6″ diagonal corner bracing (for further strengthening the entire structure), concrete footing (steel pins installed in columns are anchored in 180 lbs of concrete per hole below the frost line), diagonal roof bracing (for buildings over 40 feet in width), continuous lateral bracing (for buildings over 40 feet in width), bottom chord ties, and G100 galvanized steel panels (recognized for its superior corrosion resistance).
Extremely. Foltz Buildings design, using the post frame construction, are proven and time tested. Foltz has built thousands of buildings over the last 25 years and has thousands of satisified customers. Foltz Buildings are maintenance free and more energy efficient.
Foltz Buildings have 20 color options to mix-and-match.
Foltz Buildings uses Machine Stress Rated Lumber which is an engineered tested lumber and is up to 2 grades higher than the standard lumber most of our competitors use.
All Foltz Buildings come standard with base trim, rake and corner trim, c-metal trim, ridge cap, eave trim, jamb trim and track board cover.
Options include vented overhangs, soffit systems, wainscot, full-length ridge light, ridge vents, continuous ridge ventilation, cupolas, open ridge flashing and plyfoil roof insulation.
Yes. Your Foltz representative can customize any feature of the building.
To better answer that question, call a Foltz representative today at 800-255-9981 to receive a no obligation quote. Our Foltz representatives have a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to designing facilities that meet your needs for budget, function and appearance.
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The spacings will vary depending upon the design and use of the building.
Column spacing is commonly 4ft or 8ft on center. Truss spacing is 4ft on center.
2 foot, 3 foot & 4 foot
Door options include overhead, bifold, sliding, walk-in, dutch doors, glass doors and vent doors.
1 foot or 2 foot