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Plywood Vs. OSB: Which is Better for Sub-floors?

When it’s time to construct subfloors, you may automatically pick up either plywood or OSB without too much thought. During the COVID-19 pandemic you may have used whatever was most available, causing you to try different products. But have you ever stopped to think which one is better for subfloors––OSB or plywood? Let’s compare OSB vs. plywood for subfloors.
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