Year: 2014

Details Are Critical For Successful One-Hour Fire and Sound Assemblies

in Tech Talk, Trus Joist

I-joists continue to be a popular floor framing option in multi-family structures. Floor/ceiling assemblies in these buildings typically must meet the requirement of a one-hour fire-resistance rating. Working with the I-joist manufacturer, the architect designs and details assemblies which provide the necessary protection. However, the work cannot stop here. Sound performance of the floor/ceiling assembly […]

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Behind the Scenes of OSB Manufacturing

in OSB & Panels

The OSB manufacturing process has long been a mystery to many. Unless you live close to one of our six OSB manufacturing facilities, the opportunity to participate in a guided tour of the mill is pretty farfetched. But what exactly happens from the time raw logs enter the yard to when they exit the facility […]

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Weyerhaeuser Distribution Expands Ply Gem Offering to Florida

in Distribution

Cellular PVC options now available from Weyerhaeuser throughout East Coast. Weyerhaeuser Distribution is always on the lookout for quality products that will help you build better, safely. We’ve continued our tradition of bringing top-notch products to our dealers by expanding our Ply Gem Industries offering to Florida. Ply Gem Trim and Mouldings products are now […]

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Deck Fasteners 101

in Distribution

Nails vs. Screws? Face vs. hidden? Here’s what you need to know. For many deck purchases, so much thought goes into the planks—material, color, grain—and the railings and the accessories. The fasteners, typically the cheapest and smallest product on the material list, are often an afterthought. Yet fastener selection can make just as much of […]

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Social Media for Builders: Trends and Best Practices

in Marketing, Trus Joist

What social media platforms are most effective for builders to reach homebuyers? Where should you look to find quality content for your social media feeds? How do you craft social media posts that attract engagement among customers and potential customers? Weyerhaeuser addressed these questions and more in its webinar “Engaging With Homebuyers on Social Media: […]

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