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As lumber shortages cause wood prices to skyrocket, the cost to build and buy homes is increasing. OX Thermo-PLY advanced structural sheathing helps builders cut costs without sacrificing performance
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I-joists reduce callbacks and are readily available and easy to install. Builders have many options when it comes to constructing code-compliant I-joist floor assemblies.
Nail-base sheathing is a cost-effective method for attaching trim and siding that works with a variety of fasteners. This handy guide (below) illustrates that when ring-shank nails are substituted for the smooth-shank nails recommended by the siding manufacturer, nail-base sheathing can be used as the fastening substrate.
In designing the 7,500-square-foot house, Ric Stott, AIA set out to create a modern take on the potato barn.