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Highlights essential details for constructing the APA Narrow Wall Bracing Method around garage openings. Issued January 2006
Recommended panels and spans for open and closed soffits. Updated May 2013. Now view on mobile devices. Go to: www.apawood.org/buildertips.
Includes important tips for storage, handling and jobsite use. Available only as a downloadable PDF. Revised November 2010.
Describes how to prevent floor complaints and callbacks with proper floor sheathing installation. View on mobile devices at www.apawood.org/buildertips. Updated July 2016.
Describes recommended finishes and application recommendations for APA Rated Siding. Revised May 2013. Now view on mobile devices. Go to: www.apawood.org/buildertips.
Describes building techniques to ensure optimal performance of finished roofing. Revised July 2015.
Explains backer blocks and how they are used with both top-mounted and face-mounted hangers. Revised November 2010.
Explains why I-joists benefit from being installed with blocking, blocking material composition, and installation details. Revised April 2009.
Describes filler blocks, their composition, and installation recommendations. Revised November 2010
Includes a description of squash blocks, their composition, and installation recommendations. Revised February 2013.