Burton Lumber prides ourselves on the quality of our products and the quality of our service. We carry or have access to every species available, and also carry dimensional and treated products for your convenience.
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In addition to traditional lumber, Burton Lumber also carries an enormous line of quality engineered wood products. Engineered wood is stronger, more cost efficient, lighter so shipping is less, can span greater distances, has greater bending strength with 20% more stiffness than comparably sized #2 SPF Studs which can also mean less lumber used, and it is more environmentally conscious.
As an added bonus, floor and roof systems built with BCI® Joists require about half the number of trees as those built with dimension lumber. This helps you design a home both you and future generations will be proud to own.
Floors and Roofs framed with BCI® Joists are light in weight, but heavy duty. Engineered wood BCI® Joists have a better strength/weight ratio than dimension lumber. Knockouts can be removed for cross ventilation and wiring. Ceilings Framed with BCI® Joists are consistent in size which helps keep gypsum board flat and free of unsightly nail pops and ugly shadows, while keeping finish work to a minimum.
Time is money! The convenience of using engineered wood framing systems saves time and money. Our solution is the SIMPLE FRAMING SYSTEM®, featuring beams, joists and rim boards that work together as a system, so you spend less time cutting and fitting. In fact, because it is engineered wood, the SIMPLE FRAMING SYSTEM® uses fewer pieces and longer lengths than conventional framing, so you’ll complete jobs in less time.
Now it’s easier than ever to design and build better floor systems too when using Engineered wood products. When you specify the SIMPLE FRAMING SYSTEM®, your clients will have fewer problems with squeaky floors and ceiling gypsum board cracks. The SIMPLE FRAMING SYSTEM® means overall better floor and roof framing than dimension lumber provides.
Best of all, better Framing doesn’t Have to Cost More! The SIMPLE FRAMING SYSTEM® often costs less than conventional framing methods when the resulting reduced labor and materials waste are considered. To summarize, the cost of shipping is less, and there’s less sorting and cost associated with disposing of waste because you order only what you need. Although our longer lengths help you get the job done faster and more efficiently, they cost no more than normal framing material.
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Boise Cascade Engineered Wood Products offer several engineered rimboard products regionally, including BC RIM BOARD® OSB, VERSARIM®,VERSASTRAND™ 0.8 and VERSALAM® 1.4 1800 These products work with BCI® Joists to provide a solid connection at the critical floor/wall intersection.
VERSA-LAM® laminated veneer lumber (LVL) beams, headers, columns and stair risers are stronger than comparably sized dimension lumber, so smaller-sized products using less wood fiber may work.
Laminated timbers are often the most cost-effective and easy-to-install alternative for beam applications to residential, commercial and light industrial construction. Glulam Beams come in Industrial and Architectural grade. They are made to order and can be manufactured with or without camber.
Engineered Wood VERSA-STUD® offers at least twice the bending strength, plus 20% more stiffness than comparably sized #2 SPF studs, so fewer pieces may be specified.