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Trusses – 2 Rules to Insure Trusses are Designed and Manufactured Per Code

Though there are numerous codes Truss Manufactures must adhere to, there are some important requirements as The Architect, Engineer and/or Purchaser can require, which will help insure you are getting Trusses which are built to code and for the Structure in question. 1. Require The Truss Placement Plan to be sealed by the same engineer… more »

Truss – Miami – Deco Truss® Blogs

We are excited for the positive support The Deco Truss® Blog has received. In order to be of greater help, we are asking for Topics which you would like us to cover or questions you would like answered. Please let us know Deco Truss® is here to support you and be your source for Pre-fabricated… more »

USP – Deck Designer

Of all the tools you’ll use to build your deck, this one may be the most powerful… Adding or replacing a deck is a popular and rewarding do-it-yourself project. A well designed deck adds beauty and value to your home, and thanks to USP, the process of building it just got a whole lot easier.… more »

Truss Handling and Crane Use

It is critical to insure when Handling Trusses, that the persons installing trusses are well versed with Proper Crane Use.  Not only is this important for The Truss Integrity, but also for the Safety of Contractors. Critical Areas to Consider Never Hook Truss By peak Always Use Spreader Bars as Required See attached SBCA Truss… more »

Wood Truss – Fire Performance

Metal Trusses are not better or safer Than Wood Trusses when it comes to Fire Performance.  Being educated on the Fire Performance and How to Fire Rate Wood Trusses is the key. The Carbeck Structural Components Institute’s (CSCI) Wood Truss Construction and Fire Performance education program provides firefighters with information needed to more safely fight… more »

Miami Roof Truss -Top 10 Questions to Consider When Hiring A Truss Company

When choosing a Truss Manufacture for your next project there are many things one should consider, besides if they are licensed. Visit the Truss Company Personally if Possible.  Since you will be spending quite a bit of money with that company, go and see for yourself, the facility and operation. Can You Meet with The… more »

Borate Treated Trusses – Miami – Export

Do Borate Treated Trusses – require special Truss Plates? No, no special truss plate is required.  The standard  G60 Truss Plate Manufactured By Mitek are just fine when used with Borate See attached WTCA Plates and Treated Lumber

Roof Trusses Treated or Not – Miami, Florida Keys, South Florida

Why are Roof Trusses Engineered and Built with Regular Yellow Pine and Not Treated Wood? We get this question a lot. Typically Roof/Floor Trusses under Miami-Dade Building Code / Florida Building Code are not required to be built with Treated Lumber, because simply our code requires the homes to be fumigated for termites during the… more »

Florida Housing Market Improving

Visit Orginal Article @ Builder Online January 31, 2012 “Florida seems to have turned a corner.” That assessment comes from Leslie Deutch, a vice president with John Burns Real Estate Consulting, who spoke last week on a conference call with private builders moderated by the investment firm UBS Homebuilding. With that observation, Deutch joins a… more »

International Sales and Exports – Trusses – Building Materials

Your special needs as our export client and your demand of perfection when exporting is our business.  You can count on us to help you with pricing, product selection, packaging and shipping to ensure you receive exactly what you want, when you want it at a competitive price.  We provide you, a one stop shop… more »