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DUC Undercut Anchors Installation Guide

A concrete anchor system with a mechanical connection—not a friction-fit. More

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Simpson Strong-Tie Fastener for Coastal Pile Construction

Eliminate extra parts and installation steps with SDWH Timber Hex-HDG screws. More

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September 2014 Letters

Contractor education requirements, bolts for attaching sills to foundations, energy-saving tips, sprinkler mandate More

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Simpson Strong-Tie CPTZ Post Base

This stand-off base keeps the post the code-required 1 inch above the concrete,... More

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Simpson Strong-Wall SB Shear Panel

A wood shear panel for large openings made from Timberstrand LSL, the product can... More

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DBC Drywall Bridging Connector

Can be installed with a single screw and is compatible with conventional and... More

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Fastening Deck Ledger to an I-Joist Floor

If you need to attach a deck ledger to a house with I-Joist floors, first figure out if the rim board is structural and go from there More

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Manufactured Shear-Wall Components

For builders working in seismic zones or hurricane country, any structure has to... More

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Stabilizing a Hillside Foundation

Helical piers anchor a house on a sliding slope. More

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Engineer's Assessment of Tornado-Damaged Homes

As a structural engineer with the APA/Engineered Wood Association, I perform... More

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