LVL

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 Laminated Veneer Lumber

LVL stands for Laminated Veneer
Lumber, an engineered wood
product that uses multiple
layers of thin wood assembled
with adhesives.
It may not sound sexy but this building
innovation is now allowing space and
visual effects that previously would have
been costly, or even impossible, to achieve.
It is inspiring architects, designers,
builders and end users to reach for
new heights.
It is consistent, reliable and saves
time and labour. LVL is available in longer
lengths than regular timber. It can also bear
greater loads over wider spans, making it a
very cost-effective, and attractive,
building solution.
As a pioneer in its use and application,
Customkit is able to deliver a whole host of
Thanks to LVL, wide open spaces are possible
like never before.
different ‘looks’ and environmental
features. From a distinctive ‘rural/rustic’
house, to more of an ‘urban’ or ‘industrial’
effect that more and more people are
transporting out into the country, LVL
has become a growing feature of
Customkit Homes.
Customkit’s production manager Kevin
Taylor says the company specialises in
board and batten buildings with a unique
timber portal system. The portals are made
from LVL connected with nailed plywood
gussets onto the LVL component.
Another benefi t of using LVL, he says, is
that it is engineered to precise tolerances
resulting in a material that is uniformly
consistent and structurally reliable.
“The beauty of it also is that you can
literally ‘use it or lose it’ as a feature. We
fi nd people can create the style they want
by making a feature of the portal legs/
gussets or rafters. If you want the LVL can
be encased so that you can’t see the portal
legs or rafters. This creates the look of a
large timber beam but you’d have no idea
what timber has actually been used.”

Please use the Contact form on the right for LVL information and ordering.

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