Wood Products

Reporting Damage in Forte®WEB

Faced with the occasional challenge of damaged members due to saw cuts or holes at the job site, quick and reliable solutions for damaged Trus Joist products are necessary to stay on schedule. Forte®WEB, Weyerhaeuser’s member sizing software, is a great tool for reporting damage. ... Read More
November 23, 2020

Why Choose Real Cedar Beams?

Designing with exposed beams? Western red cedar offers a rustic, striking appearance that works in everything from a cozy cabin to a modern urban loft. Just as important, that beauty is backed by muscle—cedar has renowned structural characteristics, is long lasting, resists warping and twisting, and boasts a straight grain and uniform texture. ... Read More
September 25, 2020

Weyerhaeuser EWP and OSB Exposed to Moisture During Construction Delays

Weyerhaeuser’s Trus Joist® engineered wood products (EWP) and oriented strand board (OSB) panels are intended to be used in dry-use service applications only. Like other wood framing members, these products will tolerate moisture exposure under typical construction conditions including rain exposure. However, moisture due to conditions such as extended construction delays, improper storage, flooding, or building envelope failure can create significant product and safety issues. ... Read More
April 7, 2020

MIT study highlights benefits of using wood-based building materials

MIT scientists found that using lumber products instead of cement, iron and steel could significantly cut construction emissions and costs ... Read More
January 29, 2020

Video: Safety is the most important thing we do

Nothing is more important than making safe choices. Everyone at our company shares responsibility for safety, and we’ve proved it’s possible to work injury-free. In fact, most of our sites were injury-free last year ... Read More
January 21, 2020