The Building Strong blog is a new industry resource that provides insights and fresh perspectives to help construction professionals design and build safer, stronger structures as efficiently as possible. Simpson Strong-Tie has developed the new blog to discuss issues of special interest or importance to building professionals. The blog will cover topics from rising labor costs, proper installation methods and new design technologies to unique viewpoints on the changing landscape of the building industry.

“We’re really excited to launch the Building Strong blog,” said Shelby Lentz, Director of Communications. “Interacting with our customers on a regular basis is very important to Simpson Strong-Tie, and having a platform from which we can readily share various professional news, product solutions and industry perspectives with our readers – and get their feedback – is vital to understanding their wants and needs. For more than 60 years, we’ve listened to our customers throughout our product development process – either through our sales teams or by answering customer-service questions – and now we can communicate with them in a new way through our blog.”

The Building Strong blog is featured on the homepage of and will include articles on the following topics and more:
•    Safety, codes, and compliance
•    Residential and commercial construction
•    Decks and outdoor living
•    Building resilience
•    Emerging trends and industry insights
•    Collaborations and giving
•    Pro tips

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