Trus Joist

Strength of the Home

in Distribution, OSB & Panels, Trus Joist

Attractive paint colors, landscaping and decorative millwork can all make a home exterior more appealing. However, it’s what lies beneath the surface that truly makes a house sturdy and reliable for the future. To illustrate the importance of selecting the right construction products to build a long-lasting, comfortable home, Weyerhaeuser has created the infographic “What […]

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Wood Beam Design and Installation Considerations

in Tech Talk

Wood Beam Design and Installation Considerations The successful design and installation of engineered wood beams such as Microllam® LVL, TimberStrand® LSL and Parallam® PSL goes beyond just looking up a member in a table. Knowing how the beam will be loaded (either side loaded or top loaded) and the overall application of the member will […]

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Remedying Winter Floor Squeaks

in Tech Talk

‘Tis the season for floor squeaks.  Winter, more than any other time of year, triggers an occasional call from someone regarding a floor squeak they are concerned (annoyed) with.  These noises, while irritating, are almost never a cause for alarm.  Most of the time the caller suspects a TJI® Joist in the floor is the […]

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Sound Performance of Residential Trus Joist® Floor Systems

in Tech Talk

Sound transmission through floor/ceiling assemblies is essential when designing for multi-family housing, hotels, and mixed-use occupancy. It should also be a consideration for single family homes.  This article will address multiple aspects that affect the sound performance of your Trus Joist® floor system and demonstrate how sound performance can be improved. Acoustical Rating There are […]

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