Archives for: October 27th, 2023

Is framing better with nails or screws?

A very common question that arises before starting on construction, when having to choose one over the other it isn’t always clear cut. Understanding the pros and cons of these popular fasteners is fundamental when choosing the right solution for your home improvement and woodworking projects. Let’s examine the different characteristics on screws vs nails for…

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Conventional framing vs Truss – What Are The Major Differences?

Do you know how roofs are built? The differences in the design can have a multiple array of different requirements. Some roofs can be built on-site, also called stick-built, using ridge boards, rafters, collar ties, and chords. Others are prefabricated, such as trusses, which are then lined up and fastened in place, connected with roof…

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