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Increase Uplift on Your Trusses – Miami-Dade-FL Approves Foam for Hurricane Zone Use

BASF today announced that closed-cell spray polyurethane foam products have received hurricane-zone approval from the Miami-Dade County Building and Neighborhood Compliance (BNC) Department. Tests and engineering evaluations of COMFORT FOAM® and SPRAYTITE® (178 series) applied at roofing trusses increased the wind-uplift resistance of a traditional code-approved home roof by more than 200 percent. Spray Polyurethane… more »

Pre-Fabricated Wood Truss Addition – Miami,Key Largo, Florida Keys, South Florida

Deco Truss – Existing Information – Cheat Sheet Question: What is the #1 thing to consider when adding a New Pre-Fabricated Wood Truss Addition to Your Current House or Commercial Property? Answer: Verify!!! Existing Truss/Rafter Condition Prior to Ordering Trusses.  This needs to be done by the contractor or homeowner acting as contractor prior to… more »

Trusses for Saint Thomas Anglican Church – Grand Turk, TCI

Grand Turk Church-PDF – click on link to see photos No Challenge is to Big for Deco Truss®.  The Deco Truss® team was very honored to play a role in preserving a Historical Church, by designing and supplying a Modern Pre-fabricated Wood Truss System for Saint Thomas Anglican Church in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos… more »

What is The #1 Thing To Consider; When Adding Trusses To Existing Roof

Deco Truss® – Existing Information – Cheat Sheet The #1 Question a Truss Company should ask you when doing an addition to an existing roof, is for you to verify the existing conditions. I have personally seen too many truss jobs be re-done, because the Truss Company did not ask for the existing to be verified.… more »