Design Software

LP® SolidStart Design Software is an analytic program for framing applications. The program is tailored for LP SolidStart I-Joists, LVL and LSL products. User-friendly and provided at no cost, it’s the ideal tool to help builders optimize product selection.
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For additional information about LP Design Software, please call [888] 820-0325 or email


  • Automatically applies residential and commercial loads
  • Vibration analysis for advanced performance checks
  • Checks holes in I-joists and LSL/LVL
  • Automatically applies wind loads for I-joists
  • Submits designs digitally for review


  • Design wall column and stud with or without standard holes and notches
  • Design higher walls up to 30´ and interior columns
  • Stud and column designs for exterior walls
  • Job-based “batch” design compatibility