What is OSB Sheathing

What is OSB Sheathing Used For?

Sheathing is the supporting structure that acts as a cover for the surfaces of a building. The main function of sheathing is to provide a surface where other materials can be applied to, either on either floors, roofs, or walls of structures. It also provides additional structural integrity to buildings. Oriented strand boards are increasingly …

OSB as Flooring

Using OSB as Your Primary Floor

Flooring projects are a fantastic way to change the mood of an entire room. Dark woods can bring a dramatic look, while marble tile can bring a cleaner, modern feel. Today, there are so many different flooring options that work for any room style, as well as any environmental requirements. Whether you are putting in …

Oriented Strand Board Water Resistant

Is OSB Plywood Water Resistant?

When building residential wood structures, a good home builder will invest a lot of time in choosing the materials that will best serve future homebuyers. Sometimes, the cost of materials will be a primary concern, forcing the homebuilder to consider the cheapest alternatives. Other times, the focus might fall on materials that are more practical …

Oriented Strand Board vs Plywood

Is Oriented Strand Board and Plywood The Same?

Construction and remodeling are a complex activity that requires careful decision-making and research. Hence, the used materials must be of high quality. In this case, a choice between oriented strand boards and plywood sheets may have to be made. By adhering to this, you can be sure that whatever you build will have an ideal …

OSB Structural Panels

Plywood or OSB Structural Panels Pros and Cons

Both OSB and Plywood are reliable, strong options for roofing, sheathing, flooring, as well as many other applications. The renewability of wood makes either product widely available, therefore a good option for almost all buildings.

Low-Grade Panels for DIY

Low-Grade Panels for DIY Customers Needs

Local retailers who stock discount building materials can go a long way toward maintaining the loyalty of their valued customers. Providing an affordable alternative to build cheap outbuildings, chicken coops, and barn interiors is the key to keeping clients happy and still turning a profit.

Low-Grade OSB Panels

Low-Grade OSB Panels for Your Projects

Oriented strand board, or “OSB”, is manufactured all over the world as a panel alternative to plywood. Like many other building materials, OSB sheathing is subject to very particular grading requirements if it is going to be used in construction.