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Roof Trusses – Kid’s Community College – Tampa

Deco Truss® was proud to Engineer and Manufacture The Pre-Fabricated Wood Trusses for The New Kid’s Community Collge in Tampa. Orginal Design was with Light Metal Gauge Trusses, but once the client saw the savings, using Deco Truss®’ Pre-Fabricated Wood Trusses, the job was changed to wood.

Smart Vents – Foundation Vents – Miami – Key Largo – Export

Get the SMART FACTS (click the image to the left to view full size) on the new FEMA, NFIP, and ICC Building Code Requirements for “A” Zone Properties. Learn about Net Openings vs. Gross Openings, Placement Requirements, and Eliminate your Liability by getting the facts before you put your name on the line. For More… more »

Lumber Prices Going Up – Low-Grade Southern Pine Market Tightening

Random Lengths March 23, 2012 A growing refrain from buyers of Southern Pine low grade is that supplies on the open market are tight, and prices continue to push higher. While demand from industrial accounts and greater volumes being shipped overseas are factors in the up- swing in prices of low grade, a more recent… more »

Red Brand Fencing Supplier Miami

Red Brand is the premium line of agricultural fencing products and reigns as the most recognized brand of farm fence in the United States. Since 1889 Red Brand has been standing guard with top quality, American-made fence products for a wide variety of applications. Whether it’s the full-time farmer or the part-time enthusiast, Red Brand… more »

SPIB Lumber Value Changes – June 2012

SBCA Provides Substitution Chart for June 1 SP #2 2×4 Design Values From SBCA The Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB) Board of Governors will be issuing a revised Supplement #9 to include SP No. 2 Dense based on the March 9th ruling of the ALSC Board of Review (the first pdf link below is the… more »

Girder Truss Screws

No Predrilling. They Zip right in! Engineered for any multi-ply dimensional Wood application. Correct screw lengths for two-, three- or four-ply girders Proper thread length to engage final ply Eliminates board jacking while maximizing shear strength IBC/IRC code approved ESR #1078 Approved for single-sided Installation Prevents gapping between plies which can occur in nailed applications… more »

New – Florida Building Code – March 15th, 2012

The 2010 edition of the Florida Building Code will implement on March 15, 2012. This date has been established through rule. All jurisdictions in Florida must follow this provision. Any permit with an application date of March 15, 2012 or later will be governed by the 2010 edition of the FBC. A permit applied for… more »

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 »