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Plywood vs. OSB

Either plywood or oriented strand board (OSB) provides the structural skin on most houses today. These sheathing products, also used for floors, walls, and roofs, these sheathing products are ubiquitous, but are they created equal? This article details exactly how the two products compare in strength, water resistance, and even environmental impact. A sidebar offers tips for storing and installing these products to avoid problems.

Plywood-vs-OSB_FHB169.pdf

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