Wood Shrinkage

4 Surprising Benefits of Wood Structures

4 Surprising Benefits of Wood Structures There is no doubt that wood is making a comeback in multi-story developments. More and more architects are developing cutting-edge, massive, multi-story structures with one of nature’s most abundant materials. Let’s take a deeper look at some of the benefits of an all-wood structure. ThinkWood provided a list of… Read more »

3 Steps to Solve Wood Shrinkage Issues in Multi-Residential Buildings

Wood naturally shrinks as it dries. These changes in dimension are of importance to anyone designing and constructing a multi-story building. Based on environmental factors and the type of framing, incremental shrinkage can be up to ¼” or more per floor. In a five or six story wood frame building, shrinkage can add up to… Read more »