Month: September 2014

Weyerhaeuser Distribution Offers Free Siding and Trim Installation Videos

in Marketing

Weyerhaeuser Distribution has released a three-part video series, “Better Building Practices: Installing Exterior Siding and Trim.” These short videos outline best practice strategies for long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing siding and trim installation. Hosted by Gary Katz, a well-known speaker, author, and educator in the residential construction industry, each video zeroes-in on the proven tactics for selecting, […]

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Digital Calendar: October 2014

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in Marketing

Each month in 2014, we are providing our blog readers with a new computer background featuring photos from Weyerhaeuser photographer Gary Darby. In this month’s image, water from a creek rushes over the rocks in a protected green space at one of our tree farms. Check this blog again next month for November’s image. [alert-info] […]

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Raised Home—and Renewed Hopes—in the Wake of Sandy

in Trus Joist

When the clouds cleared and the waves subsided following Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Santos family found itself picking up the pieces alongside many of its Point Pleasant, N.J., neighbors. Despite the home’s location nearly a mile from the ocean, the storm surge flooded the ground floor, overwhelming three sump pumps and causing severe […]

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Javelin Software v5.2 is available!

in Software & Services

Want to be the fastest draw in the west? Get Javelin software v5.2 and leave everyone else in your dust!! OK, so maybe you won’t be that quick, but this new release is packed with enhancements that put more information at your fingertips and make drawing jobs faster. It will make your job easier and […]

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Comparing Trus Joist® Parallam® PSL and Commodity 24F-V4 Glued Laminated Timber

in Tech Talk

  Trus Joist® Parallam® PSL and commodity 24F-V4 glued laminated timbers (glulam) are often thought of as interchangeable; however, these two beam technologies have distinct differences which are important to understand when specifying beam material. This technical blog highlights the advantages of using Parallam PSL over commodity 24F-V4 glulam for beam, header and column applications. Anatomy Parallam PSL beams are manufactured […]

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