Ed Keith

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Q&A: Gaps Between Sheathing Panels

Q: Most sheathing manufacturers recommend that panels be spaced at the edges and ends. Since panels measure a full 4x8 feet, the only way I’ve been able to provide this spacing (and maintain standard joist and stud layout) is by trimming the ends and edges of the sheathing panels. Why don’t manufacturers size the panels 47 7/8 by 95 7/8 inches? Read more

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