FauxWoodBeams.com. A new Rough Sawn style achieves the look of real wood at a fraction of the cost. The lightweight polyurethane beams are created using molds of actual wood beams. The material cuts easily, and unfinished styles can be stained or painted. Available in assorted sizes, the product line also includes new faux wood ceiling panels, corbels, logs, planks, and more. 800.651.4223. www.fauxwoodbeams.com.
LP Corp. For builders' added convenience, the LP Floor System is a complete package for floor construction, including I-joists, rim board, LVL, and TopNotch OSB flooring. Bundled together, the materials allow builders and remodelers to create floor structures more quickly, the maker says. 888.820.0325. www.lpcorp.com.
Boise Cascade. Simplifying the important process of securely nailing down subfloors is the wide-flange 1000 series BCI Joist. The BCI 5000 features a 2-inch flange, the BCI 6000 a 25/16 inch flange, and the BCI 6500 a 29/16-inch flange. With a wider nailing surface, the I-joists reduce production time and prevent squeaking floors as a result of missed nails, ultimately resulting in fewer callbacks, the maker says. 208.384.6161. www.bc.com.
iLevel by Weyerhaeuser. Useful in floor, wall, and roof structural systems spanning long distances, new iLevel Trus Joist Parallam parallel strand lumber beams run straight and true in sizes up to 7 inches wide, 18 inches deep, and 60 feet long. Thick section beams and headers eliminate field assembly and allow connections using common hardware. An architectural grade that can be sanded and stained is also available. 800.525.5440. www.weyerhaeuser.com.
Norbord. Windstorm OSB brings to market a larger size panel designed to meet code in hurricane and high-wind zones. Three primary sizes include 48 by 97 1/8 inches, 48 by 109 1/8 inches, and 48 by 121 1/8 inches for 8-, 9-, and 10-foot ceilings, respectively. Designed to cover both the top and bottom plates, the panels eliminate the labor and hardware associated with blocking and filler strips needed around 4-by-8-foot panels. 416.365.0705. www.windstormosb.com. For more product information, visit ebuild, Hanley Wood's interactive product catalog, at www.ebuild.com.