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A Leading Distributor of Structural Building Components

Founded in 1983, Lumber Specialties operates two facilities in Dyersville and Story City, Iowa that total more than 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space on 64 acres. Lumber Specialties produces roof and floor trusses, wall panels as well as providing engineered wood products, steel beams and laminated columns to customers throughout the Midwest. Lumber Specialties is a division of US LBM, one of the country’s leading distributors of specialty building materials.


We utilize computerized saws and incorporate laser technology for accurate truss set-up and profiles. At Lumber Specialties, we know how important it is for you to receive high quality products at reasonable prices in a timely manner. From cost and schedule management to an in-house engineering/design department, we’re here to ensure your success.

Roof Trusses

Roof trusses are a hallmark of Lumber Specialties, they are what the company was born from in 1983. As the construction industry has evolved since then so have we, implementing cutting edge design and manufacturing processes.
  • Custom design and fabrication to customers plans
  • Trusses of all types (Common, Hip, Attic, Scissor, etc.)
  • Trusses up to 14′ tall before pig tops are required
  • Sheathed gables available
  • Hip caps for dropped down hip ends available
  • Valley trusses available

Floor Trusses

Our engineered floor systems can accommodate any configuration, from clear spanning industrial spaces with our ridged floor trusses and steel beams to residential housing with our full line of Boise Cascade engineered wood products.
  • Wood webbed floor trusses up to 24″ depth and 40′ length
  • Mechanical chases available
  • Lined up webs for easier access
  • Stair openings designed into floor system

Wall Panels

Our wall panels help with more efficient framing, saving time on the smallest project, and are manufactured from the finest engineered lumber.
  • Interior and exterior panels
  • Several types of sheathing available
  • Will sheath wall to specification
  • 2×4, 2×6, 2×8, 2×10 and 2×12 framing available
  • Raked walls
  • Tall walls
  • Shop drawings provided upon request

AG Trusses

Our team is knowledgeable in all aspects of agricultural (AG) trusses and framing. Our AG trusses are designed and constructed to house farm implements, hay, grain, poultry, livestock or other horticultural products.
  • Trusses adhere to all current codes and standards
  • Design and ship trusses up to 110’-0” long
  • Special coating available for trusses installed in a corrosive environment
  • Two-ply trusses can be fastened together in the shop for easier and quicker installation
  • Top chord purlins can be marked for larger quantity truss runs


  • 1700 Beltline Rd
  • Dyersville, IA 52040
  • 563-875-2858
  • 1-800-228-0290
Story City
Story City
  • 717 Holm Ave
  • Story City, IA 50248
  • 515-733-4311
  • 1-866-241-5766

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