Glulam is a glue-laminated lumber that is a useful and innovative material in commercial and residential construction. Glulam is made from bonding single wood layers together with wood adhesives. It is available in various depths and lengths. Glulam is stronger …

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Homes and commercial buildings are constantly being constructed, and the materials used to build them are becoming stronger and more high tech. Yet some of the classics are still the materials of choice. The following are three of the most …

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Founded in 1840, St. Mary’s College is one of two public honors universities in the United States. In partnership with Gilbane Building Company, Synergy General Trades is participating in the construction of a new building in place of Anne Arundel …

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Synergy General Trades has announced its completion of the Dixie Plantation project. This ambitious project includes 2 large, Douglas fir glulam buildings. The Synergy team members are experts at glulam architecture. Glulam is a kind of timber product made of …

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All kinds of homebuilding materials require regular care. When the material is wood, this is even more important. Wood is a natural material and is therefore vulnerable. Whether the building materials are glulam or heavy timber, all wooden structures need …

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When deciding on a construction material, there are numerous options. Once the category is narrowed to wood, there are still many different choices. One durable, versatile construction material is glulam. What is it, and what’s good about it? What is …

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Even the most tightly built wood frame buildings have small spots where moisture can creep in and inflict damage. Using the proper tools for guarding against moisture when attempting to protect the wood frame on a home or business is …

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When the average person thinks about building a structure, one of the first thoughts he or she has is of the optimal material choice. This is often wood, and usually this means, at least in the minds of the amateur …

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Glulam is created from structural glued laminated timber. Arches constructed from glulam are known for their beauty and variety of shapes. Capable of creating a number of arches and curves, glulam creates a sense of elegance in any building and …

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The most popular building materials change over time as people look for cost effective and long lasting materials. Cross laminated timber is a flexible building material used in walls, floors, and roofs. The material is preferred for its strength and …

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