Frame for Success – Avoid Callbacks!
Based on hundreds of job site reviews by APA - The Engineered Wood Association staff, we have identified the most common wood construction framing and sheathing challenges found in today's wood framed construction. This session will identify these typical areas of concern and provide practical solutions for avoiding them in future construction.
- Understand how the material properties of wood can affect construction in order to resolve common framing challenges.
- Consistency of design and building practices can impact the quality of wood structures and how to use consistency to improve construction.
- How moisture affects wood products and how to prevent some common challenges arising from moisture exposure.
- Wind or seismic forces impact the roof, walls, floors, foundation and connections of a structure; the concept of a continuous load path; and its importance in structural integrity.