Plywood vs. OSB: Which is Better?

I read this article today in ProSales magazine and found it very interesting…. My personal opinion is that OSB performs well on the wall and floor but stick to CDX Plywood on the roof.

Far too often I see OSB “sag” between the trusses making your roof look wavy. Although, OSB typically offers a higher shear rating which adds rigidity to your structure.

Over the years I have seen claims for plywood decking delaminating, which can cause squeeks and knocks between the ply’s.

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Windows 101 - Parr Lumber

Windows 101

I know it can be somewhat overwhelming for the average person who may only buy windows once in their lifetime. In this blog we are going to offer up all of the information you need to feel confident in your next window purchase.

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DIY Covered Patio

Hey all you Weekend Warriors!

Last week’s show was about projects you can do around your home that will give you a high return on your investment. One of the things we mentioned was building a covered patio. I have designed and shipped many patio covers in my day so I can offer quite a bit of advice to you.

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