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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. Can you send me a price list?

A. We are always happy to fax or email you a quote based on the needs of your project. Call us at (800) 816-0335 or contact us online.

Q. Do you offer Delivery?

A. Absolutely, we will ship materials anywhere within the United States and we have shipped materials overseas as well.

Q. Can you do any cutting or other types of production?

A. Absolutely. We have excellent manufacturing capabilities. Whether you are a contractor, installer, engineer or architect, or a homeowner, we will work with you to produce exactly what you need based on your specifications

Q. Can you send me some info on your products?

A. Of course we can. First, please visit our literature page. If you do not find what you are looking for, contact us online or call us at (800) 816-0335.

Q. What are the actual dimensions of lumber?

A. The actual dimensions depend on the kind of lumber you are purchasing. In general, rough lumber is “full cut” and smooth lumber is “nominal.” For instance, a rough 6×6 is actually 6 inches by 6 inches, whereas a smooth 6×6 is 5 1/2 inches by 5 1/2 inches because of the planer process.

Q. What size board should I use to span X number of feet?

A. The size board you should use depends on many factors such as the structure you are building and the weight you are supporting. Call us at (800) 816-0335 or contact us online and we will see how we can help. The answer might be in one of our span charts. The engineers and designers can give us the numbers we need.

Q. Will you help me design my project?

A. Yes, we do offer design advice. Our Project Consultants are knowledgeable of the materials we supply and the engineers and designers with whom we work will design your projects for a very fair fee. For some projects, we will provide the engineer services free-of-charge.

Q. Do you supply green building materials?

A. Yes. We offer a group of green building materials that last longer and require fewer chemicals and energy to produce and maintain over their life cycles. Learn more about green building materials from Building Products Plus.

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Do you build matching timber trusses for restorations?

Can I burn treated wood?

Do you build faux timber trusses?


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