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  • Letters

    Protecting against bad clients, teaching the Japanese to build

  • Q&A: Tile Over OSB and Underlayment?

    Q: It is my understanding that plywood and OSB should always be installed with space between the sheets for expansion. Apparently, always isn’t always. I am just now beginning a project on an unfinished house in New England that has had the 1-inch OSB subflooring glued and nailed to the joists...

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  • Eight-Penny News

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