Engineered to provide strength and consistency

Trus Joist® TJI® joists are a key part of making a high-performance floor. The dimensional stability of TJI joists help them resist warping, twisting and shrinking that can lead to squeaky floors. TJI joists are lightweight and come in long lengths, which makes them faster and easier to install than traditional framing, and saves you both time and money.


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Today’s high-performance floors and expansive roof lines require superior engineered wood products that can deliver the strength and stability that modern home construction requires. That’s why Trus Joist® TJI® joists have become a leading engineered joist for demanding builders and contractors.

TJI joists consistently provide the required dimensional stability, long lengths and light weight that make them faster and easier to install than traditional framing, which saves you both time and money. Whether they’re used to engineer the ideal floor system or to create expansive, unobstructed interiors, TJI Joists represent the best in a long history of engineered wood products evolution.

Trus Joist TJI joists: A Legacy of Engineered Products

Trus Joist TJI engineered wood Joists were developed more than 45 years ago and have continued to innovate under the Weyerhaeuser family of engineered wood products. Today, it is one of the leading products in the home construction industry for its flawless delivery of strength and consistency for high performance floor and roof structures.

TJI Joist Benefits

With their reputation on the line with every project, builders will always choose the best products with the most benefits. TJI joists fit the bill because they deliver the dimensional stability that helps them resist warping, twisting, and srinking that can lead to squeaky floors over time. Because they can be engineered for supporting spans up to 32 feet, architects, home builders and contractors can create the open floor plans that are in demand in today’s custom home market.

Trus Joist TJI also use as little as one-third of the wood used in traditional sawn lumber, which makes them light weight and easier to install than traditional framing. Builders can also order and cut them into different lengths to meet specific load/span needs, which makes them versatile on the job site.

Engineered to stand the test of time, Trus Joist™ from Weyerhaeuser provides a Limited Lifetime Product Warranty and is made to deliver the following attributes:

Simplicity of drilling and cutting for plumbing and ductwork
Customizable long lengths to accommodate open spans and versatile floor plans
Ease of installation
Crew time and labor installation savings
Durable performance backed by a limited lifetime product warranty

Weyerhaeuser Trus Joist and Builders’ General

As a Weyerhaeuser brand, Trus Joist provides detailed design and build specification support for builders and contractors to ensure optimal use and building practices with TJI Joists. One example is the Trus Joist TJI Manual.
The design manual contains comprehensive span tables for the various sizes, orientations and spans of TJI joists. This includes span tables based on different deflection criteria. Builders, remodelers and contractors also have access to detailed construction and safety details that need to be followed for safely framed floor systems using the engineered joists.

The experts at Builders’ General are ready to provide the support to builders, remodelers and contractors for determining the needs and specifications for your build project. We’ve been a longtime reselling partner for Weyerhaeuser lumber and engineered wood products. Together, we focus on providing the best solutions and the most comprehensive support to today’s builders and contractors. Our goal will always be to help you realize completed home construction and remodel projects of the highest quality and craftsmanship.