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Truss Manufacturer Configurations for Oklahoma and Kansas

The function of a roof truss is to provide the overall support structure for your roof. It ensures that the weight of any roof covering, such as shingle or tile, is evenly distributed in a way that does not compromise the integrity of your home. There are dozens of different roof truss configurations you could… [Read More…]

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Wood Trusses Rank With Engineered Wood Products

There has been an incredible amount of research and development put into the strength, design, and manufacturing of trusses. Trusses and groups of trusses have been built and tested to the breaking point so the exact strength of a truss is known. Do all trusses have the same strength? Are trusses all user friendly? The… [Read More…]

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Pros and Cons of Trusses vs Stick Framing

When comparing two things, it’s best to compare apples for apples. If you are trying to decide if you will use Trusses vs Stick Framing, there are things to take into consideration that will make a difference in your decision making. Although we want to compare apples for apples, some things can’t be compared equally… [Read More…]

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How To Successfully Order Trusses

There is a wide range of people that order trusses from us with varied skill levels. Some of you are contractors and some of you are home owners or ‘do-it-your-selfers’. We welcome all customers and enjoy working with each and every one of you. We want each customer to have as good an experience with… [Read More…]

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Differences Between Trusses & Stick Framing, And Common Misconceptions

Stick framing has been around for quite some time. Trusses are relatively new, so naturally trusses are not quite as well known or understood as stick framing. And even if you’ve known about trusses for a while, the industry is changing rapidly, so it’s good to get the latest news and details. Difference Between Stick Framing &… [Read More…]

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Pricing Wood Trusses for Any Project: A Step-By-Step Guide

We wish we could provide an exact answer to the question – how much will my trusses cost? Although we can’t provide the exact bottom-line number (without further consultation), what we can provide is a thorough pricing guide to help you understand how wood trusses are priced for homes, buildings and all projects. Below you’ll… [Read More…]

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Why Geographic Location is So Important in Truss Design

Geographic location is an important factor for truss design. Depending on your geographic location, your trusses will have to account for different amounts of wind and snow. Timberlake TrussWorks has customers all across Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas. That means we have lots of different climates and codes we need to consider. When a customer orders… [Read More…]

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Designing Wood Trusses to Accommodate Appropriate Spacing

When it comes to designing wood trusses, the spacing of each truss according to each design is crucial. If you miscalculate any bit of the spacing and don’t consider the use of the building you’re constructing, then you’re likely to end up with a compromised structure that can present a hazard. Today, we want to… [Read More…]

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Consider Attic Uses When Designing Home Trusses

Framing your home with trusses comes with some key advantages. Trusses tend to be cheaper and stronger than traditional framing methods. But trusses have one more advantage: they’re also perfect for creating functional attics. The attic is the natural area contained within the trusses and below the roof. When designing trusses, you need to consider… [Read More…]

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How Much Do Trusses Cost? – An Approximate Guide

Roof truss framing is a cost-effective way to build a roof. Today, more and more homebuilders use roof truss framing to save costs and build stronger roofs. But how much do trusses cost? Today, we’re going to explain how pricing is evaluated and calculated by truss manufacturers and what you can expect when you consider… [Read More…]

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