A Feat for Fort Macleod: 120 Foot Clear Span Roof Trusses

A Feat for Fort Macleod: 120 Foot Clear Span Roof Trusses

The Biggest Clear Span Roof Trusses Western Canada Has Ever Seen - Manufactured here in Fort Macleod, Alberta. The title of our blog, Build It Better, has never been more applicable than these past couple of weeks, when Structural Truss Systems became one of the first...
Everything’s Bigger in Texas!

Everything’s Bigger in Texas!

ROOF TRUSSES FROM ALBERTA TO TEXAS We recently had the opportunity to supply five loads of roof & floor trusses to a large church project located 3,359 km (or 2,087 Miles) south of Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada, to El Campo, Texas, USA. Why would a project located...
The Importance of Bracing Wood Trusses

The Importance of Bracing Wood Trusses

WHY PROPER BRACING IS SO IMPORTANT Wood trusses are designed to carry high loads when in place and properly braced. If you are installing trusses and do not have a good understanding of how to both temporarily and permanently brace the trusses you are putting your...