What is a Truss?

A truss is an engineered product designed to carry roof or floor loads out to bearings. A truss is manufactured from custom-cut components, which are connected together using metal truss plates

How can I check the lead times for trusses?

Call 702-DOGTOWN (364-8696 ) for a status update. One of our friendly staff members will be glad to help you.

How can I check the status of an order?

Call 702-DOGTOWN (364-8696 ) for a status update. One of our friendly staff members will be glad to help you.

How do I handle any problems with my trusses after they are delivered?

Dogtown Truss has staff on hand 7 days a week to handle your calls. If you have a damaged truss and/or detail where the damage is on the “Spec sheet,” call and talk with one of the Team Members

Can I get a Truss Rep out to my jobsite if needed?

Truss reps are available if there is a major problem. Most problems can be handled over the phone or with a Dogtown Team Member.

Can I get my Truss package delivered directly to my jobsite?

Yes, Dogtown Truss Delivers

How do I start a quote from Dogtown Truss?

You can fill out a quote form on this website by clicking on “Quote.” If your plan has been done electronically, you may E-Mail it to jay@dogtowntruss.com. Or call the office and we can send a runner by to pick up the plans.

If I add on to my house, can Trusses be used to match up with existing roofing?

In most cases, trusses work great on additions. Some additional measurements may be needed to ensure that the new trusses blend in with the old framing.  Span, heel height, pitch, and overhang length may need to be verified.

What is a roller gantry?

A roller gantry is a rolling press head that travels over a wood truss assembly table top. The roller, when passing over wood members with metal gusset plates in their proper place, applies uniform pressure to embed the metal gusset plates to connect the wood members and form a truss.

I have an addition and if I want to use trusses what information do you need?

Additions to existing structures need special consideration when using roof trusses. If the new roof structure is intended to match the existing, we recommend a call to schedule an appointment with one of our sales representatives.