Engineered wood products like LVL, LSL, PSL, glulam and OSB have changed how we all build. Their greater strength capacities and precision design to application let us frame out structures that are larger and taller with less lumber, confident in the load-bearing capabilities of the I-joists, headers and beams our structures depend upon.
In the Kansas City area, Premier Building Supply is your go-to source for engineered wood products manufactured by the best in the industry. Here, you’ll find neat stacks and protectively packaged products proudly bearing stamps from Weyerhaeuser, Boise Cascade, LP and Metsä Wood—names you can count on for superior performance, names you can be proud to have clients see on walk-throughs.
Weyerhauser calls it engineered lumber, but there’s no mistaking the quality of its Truss Joist engineered wood products. They’re designed to work together, so select from TJI joists, Microllam LVL headers and beams, Parallam PSL beams, columns, and headers that can carry heavy loads and clear long spans inside or out, and TimberStrand® LSL—laminated strand lumber that “starts straight and stays straight” for headers, beams, wall framing, columns, rim board, sill plates and more.
Boise Cascade has designed the SIMPLE FRAMING SYSTEM that brings together all of its engineered building components for ease and compatibility—ALLJOIST products with solid-sawn flanges, BCI joists with VERSA-LAM LVL flanges and an OSB web, VERSA-LAM LVL beams and headers free of designated tops and bottoms, VERSA-STUD LVL framing lumber with double the bending strength of standard dimensional wood, rim boards like VERSA-RIM and VERSA-STRAND that are able to handle seismic and high wind loads, and the highly versatile and strong BOISE GLULAM beams with lengths of up to 66 feet.
LP covers all the bases with its LSL, treated LSL, I-joists, rim board and LVL. Its SolidStart LSL comes in all of the sizes you’re used to using while its SolidGuard LSL goes a step further, treated with zinc borate against insect pests and fungal decay. LP SolidStart I-Joists can be trimmed onsite and are designed to match SolidStart Rim Board. LP SolidStart LVL is specially designed for high-load applications and comes in lengths of up to 60 feet yet resists warping, twisting, bowing and crowning.
BlueLinx introduced fast framing engineered lumber onCENTER. It’s superior strength over dimension lumber and consistent uniform properties make it a superior alternative to solid sawn lumber. Stable and durable, onCenter offers wane free edges, straight and strong engineered lumber available in depths from 3-1/2” to 16” making it an incredibly sound structural product for a wide variety of projects. onCenter LVL is available in a broad range of grades and sizes. Their BLI joists are strong, lightweight, consistent and cost-effective. onCenter BLI joists are manufactured with low-moisture content material ensuring floor systems that are quieter, with greater stability and long-term dependability. onCENTER Rim Board encloses BLI joist floor systems, providing a flush perimeter edge with high vertical-load transfer capabilities. BlueLinx offers a full line of depths matching their onCENTER BLI joist offering. onCENTER Glulam 3000 can be used as beams and headers in both residential applications and large commercial structures where long spans are often needed. With the more efficient use of faster-growing wood species, engineered lumber meets environmentally friendly standards.
With so much variety and high-performance quality on hand, Premier Building Supply is sure to be able to deliver all of the engineered wood products and engineered lumber you need for your building projects. Stop by our full-service lumberyard and building component plant where we design and manufacture engineered roof truss, floor truss and wall panel systems. We also design, stage and deliver complete framing packages. We’re located in Spring Hill, and we proudly serve the entire metro Kansas City area, Kansas and Missouri.
Let our experienced professionals help you find the best engineered systems and products for your projects and develop a plan and a quote that will keep you within budget and on schedule. Discover how easy getting delivery onsite on time every time can be. Partner with us here at Premier Building Supply, and let’s start building together.