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Advantage personal use and farm column frame buildings shall meet these minimum specifications unless otherwise noted in the main text of the contract.

All building dimensions listed are width x length x height.

Doors and window dimensions are width x height.

Building width and length dimensions as listed on the contract are to the outside of the girts.

Building height dimensions as listed on the contract are from the bottom of the treated sill plank to the bottom of the truss.

Standard roof pitch is 4/12.

Overhead door dimensions as listed on the contract are the framed opening. The weather seal projects into the opening.

Window dimensions as listed on the contract are the rough opening.

Walk door dimensions are nominal (exact opening size can be provided if requested).

Footings utilize the Advantage Building Systems Earth Lock foundation System. Columns are set on a 14” x 4” pre-cast concrete pad, the columns have a 5/8” x 12” steel re-bar drilled through 3” from the bottom and 160 lbs. of post hydrated concrete mix is placed into the hole.

Columns are 3 ply #1 Southern Yellow Pine 2 x 6, glued and nailed, the treated and non treated sections are finger jointed together. Unless otherwise specified the columns are manufactured by Ohio Timberland Products of Stryker, Ohio.

Girts are 2x6 SPF #2 and better, set a maximum of 30” apart.

Purlins are 2x4 SPF #2 and better, set maximum of 24” on center.

Standard truss spacing is 8' on center.

Buildings that have steel ceilings have trusses 6' on center.

Roof load is 30 lb. Per live load.

Web and lateral truss bracing is as specified by the truss manufacturer.

Unless otherwise specified roof and wall sheathing is 29 gauge Galvalume with Kynar 500 paint system.

This has a 40 year fade warranty from McElroy Metals.

Interior steel ceiling and wall panels, if included, are pre-painted galvanized liner panel which does not carry a manufacturer's warranty.

All steel panels are fastened with color matched screws.

All of the treated lumber used is non-corrosive.


Advantage Building Systems, L.L.C.
13609 Stettin Drive, Marathon, WI 54448
Toll Free:: 866.382.8453     Ph:: 715.848.8608     Fax:: 715.848.0933     Email:: advantage@dwave.net