LP Solidstart LVL

LP® SolidStart® LVL surpasses traditional lumber for dimensional consistency and load-carrying capacity. Ideal for longer spans, LP SolidStart LVL is available in up to 60' lengths and resists warping, twisting, bowing and crowning.

Product Benefits


SiteCote water-resistant coating protects during construction.

Peace of Mind

Consistent, accurate sizes and resists warping, twisting and shrinking.


Ideal for high-load applications.

Wood sourced through programs certified under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®.

Backed by a Lifetime Limited Warranty.

Product Specifications


  • Standard Thickness: 1-3/4" (Also available in 1-1/2" and 3-1/2")
  • Standard Depths: 5-1/2˝, 7-1/4˝, 9-1/2˝, 11-7/8˝, 14˝, 16˝ (Also available in 3-1/2", 9-1/4", 11-1/4", 18˝, 20˝, 24˝)
  • Grade: 2.0E

LVL Billet Beam

  • Standard Thicknesses: 3-1/2", 5-1/4”, 7”
  • Standard Depths: 5-1/4", 5-1/2˝, 7", 7-1/4˝, 9-1/2˝, 11-7/8˝, 14˝, 16˝, 18", 20”, 24” (depth must be greater than or equal to thickness)
  • Grade: 2.0E
  • Please verify availability with the LP SolidStart Engineered Wood Products distributor in your area before specifying these products.


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LP SolidStart LVL Overview

Learn more about LP SolidStart LVL benefits and uses.

LP SolidStart: Strength & Straight Lines in Modern Homes

Check out why Acevedo Construction in Del Mar, California, found LP® SolidStart® LVL to be a great fit for the framing of two contemporary coastal homes.

How It's Made

LP® SolidStart® LVL is a strong, straight and durable framing product made for superior performance. It can be used in place of traditional lumber for greater consistency and design flexibility. Advantages include:

  • Ultrasonically graded veneers are arranged in specific patterns to maximize strength and stiffness
  • The veneers are bonded with exterior-grade adhesives under pressure and heat, resulting in low moisture content for dimensional stability
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