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MiTek USA’s Hardy Frame® brand now offers the CFS Moment Frame(link is external), the industry’s first cold-formed steel (CFS) moment frame.

Squeaky floors are a common complaint – just do an online search on floor squeaks and remedy after remedy from homeowners associations to This Old House come up in search results. A recent Builder magazine article listed floor squeaks among the top 11 most common callbacks.  To help avoid a squeaky floor callback, here’s a few subflooring secrets to consider, to reduce the chance for squeaks on your next build.

Over 20 years ago we pioneered the manufacture of enhanced subfloor panels, and as technology progressed, our scientists kept pace to deliver a new benchmark in performance: a panel that is tough, highly resistant to weather, and engineered to save you time and money.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will display the seismic resiliency of a two-story Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong Frame® special moment frame at the 2018 Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)

Did you know that getting the CLP team involved early-on in your project can save you both time and money?

Are you using the right compression posts for your project? Are you picking compression posts for your multi-level wood-frame project using a catalog? You’re not alone

TYPAR® MetroWrapTM, is a  commercial-grade building wrap that is designed specifically to stand up to the rigors of commercial jobsites.

QuickTies™ quickly and economically reinforce wood frame and CMU structures, particularly those structures exposed to extreme wind and/or seismic conditions. QuickTie™ (QT) fills the critical need for a structural tie-down system that provides for uplift, shear and overturning loads, and it does so better than traditional and competing methods.

Below are the top ten most read articles in SBC Industry News for Q1 2018.  Lumber costs and cutting-edge approaches to component manufacturing drew the greatest attention.