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by • October 4, 2012 • Framing & Decks, Insulation & Air SealingComments (1)2532

Insulated Headers Using TimberStrand LSL Engineered Lumber

I’ve become a big fan of TimberStrand LSL Headers over the past few years.  These engineered lumber headers replace the typical sandwich of 2×10’s with 1/2″ plywood in between, and if you’re framing with 2×6’s it’s pretty easy to get an R-10 insulated header with TimberStrand.  In this video my carpenter Bill Wood and I are discussing the differences between these engineered headers and the typical dimensional lumber headers.
 -Matt Risinger Principle of Risinger Homes a High Performance Architect’s Builder in Austin, TX. 

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  • Ben Winski

    what is the size of the LSL?