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Mid-Rise, Wood-Framed, Type III Construction – How to Frame the Floor to Wall Intersection at Exterior Walls
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With the increasing popularity of wood-framed, mid-rise construction projects, there have been many questions regarding the appropriate way to frame[...]

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Residential Roof Structures with Trus Joist® products
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Traditionally, the roof structure in a house consists of a flat ceiling and a large, empty attic space framed with either wood trusses or stick framing.[...]

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Why does Forte® have a maximum allowed cantilever length? Forte® software provided by Weyerhaeuser has preset maximum cantilever lengths for all[...]

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Remedying Winter Floor Squeaks
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‘Tis the season for floor squeaks.  Winter, more than any other time of year, triggers an occasional call from someone regarding a floor squeak[...]

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When using metal connectors with Parallam® Plus, the designer needs to consider the load on the connector, the chemical used to treat the beam and[...]

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