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How To Work With TimberStrand Headers

comments (0) October 4th, 2012 in Blogs
Matt Risinger Matt Risinger, Blogger

Video Length: 7:51
Produced by: Matt Risinger


I've become a big fan of TimberStrand LSL Headers over the past few years, and if you're framing with 2x6's it's pretty easy to get an R-10 insulated header.  In this video my carpenter Bill Wood and I are discussing the differences between these engineered headers and the typical 2x10 / plywood sandwich. -Matt Risinger Principle of Risinger Homes, a High Performance Architect's Builder in Austin, TX.  


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