Structural Systems

Like the latest structural, insulation and housewrap products to hit the market, Simpson Strong-Tie's THJU U-shaped hip/jack hanger, shown here, focuses on structural integrity and offers new and more…

The easy-to-install and maintain PVC millwork and molding pieces have been a boon to home builders and remodelers alike. "Our business has always been mostly about new construction, but now we're finding more…

If you could offer your home buyers a product that allows them to change their home, but not their address, would you?

What goes up as easily as a standard concrete masonry unit (CMU) structure but is just as strong, more energy-efficient and easier to work with because of its light weight?

Builder George Cheshire of Spiral Development, in Pasadena, Texas, can't find the skilled trades he needs to build even a conventional house. So, he stopped building conventional houses. Now, he builds with…

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