trus-joist

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

How TimberStrand LSL is made, as seen on THIS OLD HOUSE®

The Westerly House features several Weyerhaeuser products in the build. One of those products is our TimberStrand® LSL which is an engineered wood stud used to frame the walls of the house. ... Read More
October 30, 2019

Learning Opportunity: Best Practices in Design and Use of Trus Joist Products

Join us as we explore ways to save time and reduce the risk of costly errors as projects move from design to construction. ... Read More
October 8, 2019

EWP & Connector Software- NJ IRC 2015 Code Requirements Workshop

Join us: Learn how to correctly use software to specify floor systems, girders, connectors, and fasteners. Demonstrations will include software that provides the wall bracing details that are now required by NJR IRC 2015. ... Read More
May 6, 2019