Month: April 2016

Mid-Rise, Wood-Framed, Type III Construction – How to Frame the Floor to Wall Intersection at Exterior Walls

in Tech Talk

With the increasing popularity of wood-framed, mid-rise construction projects, there have been many questions regarding the appropriate way to frame the exterior wall at the floor intersection.  Due to the size and number of stories of these buildings, they often fall into Type III construction, which is characterized by exterior walls of non-combustible material or […]

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10 Ways Building Industry Pros Can Build Their Companies

in Distribution

If you’re a builder or remodeler looking to grow your business, or for help with special projects, look no further than Weyerhaeuser Distribution. “From my experience, the most valuable tip I can offer is for builders to align themselves with local architects in a specifier-driven market,” says Michael Wren, dealer sales representative with Weyerhaeuser Distribution. […]

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Winning Over Your Customers

in Distribution

Let’s face it — there are a lot of builders and remodelers in the marketplace vying for customers. If you’re a building industry professional trying to generate sales, Weyerhaeuser has some business-building tips for you. “When you’re lucky enough to meet a potential customer, how do you make a memorable impression?” asks Mike Bagley, Dealer […]

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Residential Roof Structures with Trus Joist® products

in Tech Talk

  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. Recently, a trend is emerging where some builders are making use of this valuable space by either “vaulting” the ceiling, or offering extra levels and living areas, and […]

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