Versa-Strand® LSL Floor Joists
Versa-Strand® LSL Floors Joists
Greater length and performance where you need it to support heavy loads in the floor, Versa-Strand delivers what traditional framing lumber can’t.
Success begins with a stable floor
Floors framed with Versa-Strand® LSL floor joists allow one-piece construction along the longer spans in demand. Have the confidence to take on more challenging designs you wouldn’t attempt traditional framing lumber.
Meets 2012 and 2015 IRC codes
Versa-Strand® LSL meets the “Fire Protection of Floors” designated by 2012 and 2015 IRC code requirements and as well as homeowners’ demands for quieter, stiffer floor performance. That’s a win-win.
Strength that traditional lumber can’t touch
Ounce for ounce, Versa-Strand LSL floor joists outperforms with more uniform strength, size and stiffness than traditional framing lumber. There’s less chance of splitting, shrinking, twisting, warping or bowing offering peace of mind and consistent performance throughout the years.
Cut on-site labor
The longer lengths offered with Versa-Strand LSL floor joists are a great solution to reduce the need for job-site splicing of timber for floors. Reduce your installation time and save money.
An engineered wood that carries the load
Versa-Strand LSL floor joints have high shear strength to deliver stability for heavy loads. All that performance comes backed by Boise Cascade’s industry-leading service and software—giving you serious design flexibility.
Boise Cascade® has your back
When you have questions, our dedicated support team is there with years of knowledge earned on-site and answers you can trust to help you quickly overcome any building challenge.
Let us work the math
Boise Cascade®’s BC Calc® makes sizing with Versa-Strand LSL simple. Input your engineering data using our web-based app and receive an easy-to-read design report seconds later that can be shared as a file or a printout.
More Options. Fewer compromises
Meets 2012 and 2015 IRC fire codes
- Dimensionally stable for straighter and simple installation
- Fits commonly available hangers
Higher expectations. More applications
- High shear strength
- Uniform stiffness and strength
- Superior resistance to splitting, shrinking or twisting
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