These days, the trend is toward large open rooms in homes, with a reduced number of columns. Therefore, the remaining columns must bear greater loads and traditional wood is often inadequate. An attractive alternative to steel columns is to use Versa-Lam engineered wood columns. Boise Cascade VERSA-LAM LVL columns offer higher design values than solid wood columns. Versa-Lam is made at an ideal 10% moisture content. With Boise Cascade VERSA-LAM LVL, you'll find none of the deep checks, cracks or twists that can plague solid wood columns.
Stronger, straighter and stiffer then dimensional posts
Fits into 2 in. x 4 in. and 2 in. x 6 in. wall framing