trus-joist

Holes in Parallam® PSL - How to get it right

When designing a home, identifying where to run plumbing and electrical can be a real challenge! Redesign? Reroute? Cut holes? If the surprise demand for a hole occurs during rough-in, you may have more options than you think. ... Read More
September 27, 2021

Ridge board or ridge beam? Which one does my roof need?

This is a very common question our team of tech support engineers frequently discuss with designers. The difference between a ridge board and a ridge beam comes down to whether the roof is designed as a compression style or structural style roof. Though there is also a third type of roof when using Weyerhaeuser engineered wood products. ... Read More
August 10, 2021

Weyerhaeuser's New Specification Center

We recently launched our Specification Center, a new web-based resource where you can quickly access local product documents and service information. Head over to the Specification Center then click on the region where you reside and explore. ... Read More
June 7, 2021

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

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