Fine Homebuilding – June 25, 2013

Meet The Timber Truss

One technique Whole Tree installers have used on floors is to get trusses to within about 1 1/2 in. of level by judiciously trimming and flattening some of the timbers. Then they install light steel decking and concrete. The steel conforms to the irregularities in the floor, Gundersen says, and the concrete can be leveled on the top. The concrete can be left as the finish floor or covered in another material–wood or carpet, for example...

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