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Why Choose Deco Truss®; because we tell you the Truth and Put Everything in Writing

When comparing Truss Quotes you should always Compare Apples to Apples.  This means insuring that you get the following: Make sure all the pages of The Architecture/Engineering Plans that you provided for the Bid, are shown on the Truss Contract/Proposal from the Truss Company giving you a price. This will insure you are getting a Hard Number for what… more »

AIA Credits – While Learning About Trusses

On April 6, SBCA is offering a one-hour webinar on the industry best practices included in the BCSI book. Those who complete the course will receive a certificate documenting continuing education AIA credit. Below are details you can forward to any architects or engineers who you think may be interested: WEBINAR Overview of Building Component… more »

The Most Important Number

A simple “0” can change everything from Pounds to Dollars and make a difference that most customers will never notice, until it’s too late and it has cost them money. Recently I was speaking to a customer regarding his Rebar Prices. When I quoted him .53/lb on #5 Rebar he thought I was too high,… more »

Deco Truss® – Caribbean Yellow Page Ad

Check Out The Deco Truss® Caribbean Yellow Page Ad Exporting Building Materials to the Carribean, since 1983. Contractors, Architects, and Engineers have trusted and put their loyalty in Deco Truss® as your #1 Truss and Building Material Supplier. Deco Truss® carries a complete line of roofing materials including: Felt , Eve Drip, Shingles, Metal Roofing,… more »

MiTek Announces Purchase of USP Structural Connectors

We are delighted to announce the purchase of USP Structural Connectors from Gibraltar Industries, Inc. and their addition to the MiTek family. As most of you know, USP’s structural connector products are sold throughout North America and are used in the new construction, remodeling, and DIY segments. Through its multiple sales channels, including professional distribution,… more »

Lumber Prices Near 5-Year Highs

Lumber Prices Near 5-Year Highs [Source: roseman.sovereignsociety.com, February 16, 2011] Is the big rally in lumber futures foretelling a resurgence of U.S. housing construction? Lumber futures hit their highest levels in almost five years on Tuesday to close at $315.30 per 1,000 board feet. Unfortunately, the trend remains markedly bearish for housing, new starts and… more »

Be Informed About Florida’s Amendment 4

Amendment 4 – which would impose a referendum requirement on all local comprehensive plan changes – subverts a well-established, open, accessible, and democratic planning process. With the Vote on Everything amendment, many Sunshine State voters – not the representatives they elected – will be expected to decide 200 to 300 technical land-use planning amendments every… more »

Lumber Rises to Highest Price Since 2006 on Economic Outlook

[Source: www.businessweek.com, April 15, 2010] By Tony C. Dreibus Lumber rose to the highest price in more than three years as signs of rebounds in the U.S. economy and home-building industry fueled speculation that demand for wood products will increase. U.S. factory production rose 0.9 percent in March, the Federal Reserve said today. Homebuilder bonds… more »

SFI vs. FSC

by John D. Wagner in the April LBM Journal If you ever want to elicit groans from dealers, just mention FSC (Forest Stewardship Council). Dealers pay fees to obtain the FSC “Chain of Custody” certificate, and then they pay more fees to renew that certification. Now, if you think the dealer groans about FSC are… more »