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POST FRAME MINI-PRINT (EMAIL ONLY)

A mini-print has information on framing, steel panel layouts and details on trims and accessories. The emailed mini-print will arrive as a .pdf for review on electronic devices and is formatted to print on letter sized paper. Mini-prints are offered for buildings designed using the Online Post Frame Store on Menards.com or the Design-It-Center at all Menards stores.

What's included
  • 3D views, floor plan, framing views and steel layout views
  • Detail page for trims, bracing and headers
  • A .pdf copy of the code exempt Mini-Print will be sent to the email listed on the purchase order
  • Documents formatted to letter sized (8-1/2" x 11") paper
  • Engineering seals for Mini-Prints are NOT available. (See Post Frame Engineered Prints)
POST FRAME MINI-PRINT (HARD COPY)

A mini-print has information on framing, steel panel layouts and details on trims and accessories. The hard copy mini-print will be printed and mailed on 24" x 36" paper (an emailed .pdf of the print is also provided). Mini-prints are offered for Prepriced Buildings and buildings designed using the Online Post Frame Store on Menards.com or the Design-It-Center at all Menards stores.

What's included
  • 3D views, floor plan, framing views and steel layout views
  • Detail pages for trims, bracing and headers
  • One set of Arch D paper (24"x36") copies of the Code Exempt Print will be mailed via USPS
  • A .pdf copy of the code exempt Mini-Print formatted to letter size (8-1/2" x 11") will be sent to the email listed on the purchase order
  • Engineering seals for Mini-Prints are NOT available. (See Post Frame Engineered Prints)

POST FRAME CUSTOM BUILDING ESTIMATE

A post frame custom building estimate is a quote of materials required for a complex post frame building. A Midwest Manufacturing Product Specialist will communicate the building design and submit an accurate estimate for the materials. The Specialists' will assist with troubleshooting design problems and address any deficiencies in the preliminary plan. Examples that require a custom building estimate are: tie-in, gambrel, dual-sloped, mini-warehouse post frame buildings or any building with unique foundation requirements.

What's included
  • Code exempt buildings will receive suggested material list to construct your building
  • Code exempt building material lists will be electronically sent to the Menards store for pricing
  • Engineered buildings will receive a preliminary material price of materials along with the fees for post frame engineered prints. Upon purchase of the post frame engineered prints, a final materials list will be provided. See Post Frame Engineered Prints
  • Engineered building material price will be electronically sent to the Menards store
POST FRAME CODE EXEMPT PRINT

A post frame code exempt print has information on framing, steel panel layouts and details on trims and accessories. The post frame code exempt print will arrive printed on 24" x 36" paper. Post frame code exempt prints are available for custom buildings ordered at a Menards store. Engineering seals are not available for Code Exempt Prints.

What's included
  • Elevations, floor plan, framing views and steel layout views
  • Detail page for trims, bracing and headers
  • One set of Arch D paper (24"x36") copies of the Code Exempt Print will be mailed via USPS
  • One .pdf copy of the Code Exempt Print will be sent to the email listed on the purchase order
  • Engineering seals for Code Exempt Prints are NOT available. (See Post Frame Engineered Prints)
POST FRAME ENGINEERED PRINT

A post frame engineered print is designed to meet specific building codes and is designed for wind, snow, and seismic load requirements. The structural prints will include foundation design as well as architectural design pertaining to the building only. All designs are reviewed and sealed by a Licensed Professional Engineer or Structural Engineer. The Post Frame Engineered Prints are available on all types of post frame buildings from Menards as well as other types of construction.

What's included
  • Site plan, elevations, floor plan, cross sections, end wall framing, steel applications, and steel layout
  • Details for trims, connections, bracing and headers
  • Special item designs: mezzanines, firewalls, drift areas, etc...
  • Five sets of sealed structural prints and truss specification sheets
  • Prints will be shipped via FedEx once complete.
  • A .pdf copy will be sent to the email listed on the purchase order and the Menards store
  • Prints formatted to Arch D size (24" x 36")
  • Additional copies of the print may be purchased
  • Note: Does not include Civil, Electrical, HVAC, Mechanical, or Plumbing/Sprinkler design
PERSPECTIVE PRINT

A perspective print is a colored 3D view of a post frame building on a white canvas with no foreground or background. This perspective print will show exterior features for review before construction. A perspective print is available for all post frame buildings from Menards.

What's included
  • One colored 3D view of the post frame building
  • One .pdf formatted to letter size (8-1/2"x11") will be sent to the email listed on the purchase order
  • Additional views may be purchased
POST FRAME DISPLAY QUALITY RENDERING

A display quality rendering is a full color 3D view of the post frame building including the foreground (streets, parking, landscaping, etc.) and background (country, city, forest, etc.). The display quality rendering will show exterior features included with the post frame building for review before construction. A display quality rendering is available for all post frame buildings from Menards.

What's included
  • (Qty=1) Full color 3D view of the building
  • Printed on photo quality paper
  • Prints formatted to Arch D size (24" x 36")
  • Preliminary copies of the print are sent to the email provided for review
  • Final prints are mailed via USPS
POST FRAME ENGINEERING SEALS

Engineered seals are available on a number of buildings and building components utilized in post frame building construction.

What's included
  • The Engineering Seals will include the following:
    • A document with an electronically applied seal and signature of the Licensed Professional Engineer or Structural Engineer
HOURLY ENGINEERING

Hourly engineering is available for post frame building components and applications. Examples commonly requested: headers, purlins, footings, connections, and project revisions.

What's included
ENGINEERING CHANGE REQUEST

An engineering change request is required for all changes/modifications to the original scope listed in the MM Engineering Procedure Guide. Fees will be determined based on the scope of the changes/modifications required.

What's included
  • One .pdf copy of the document will be emailed to the email listed on the purchase order
  • Engineered Seals available upon request See Post Frame Engineering Seals
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