Category: Glu-lam

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After spending countless days of work on a construction project, the last thing you want on your mind is the possibility of termites. Even if your building is built with regards to code and regulation, there is never a 100% …

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Glulam is a substance made from timber, and is stronger than steel. It requires little maintenance and because it is made from timber, it is a more renewable resource than steel. Glulam is flexible, durable, and more fire resistant than …

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Construction and building design now emphasizes a greener environment focusing on energy efficiency, using environmentally friendly materials, and sustainable building practices. One of the best ways to achieve these results is through building with wood. Contractors can go one step …

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Pound for pound, glulam (glued laminated timber) is stronger than steel, and it is more durable than similar sizes of dimensional lumber. It’s available in custom and stocked sizes. If you want a building with exposed, striking architectural features, glulam …

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Glu-lam is short for glued, laminated timber. It is an engineered wood made from smaller seasoned and pre-stressed pieces of wood. Glu-lam became popular in the 1950’s because of its versatility and durability. Sustainable and Local Glu-lam is produced from …

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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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