HEAD TO HEAD: OSB VS PLYWOOD FOR PATRESSING
When constructing a drywall partition so that it can bear the weight of a handrail, sink, or cabinet a dryliner has to decide between using plywood or Oriented Strand Board (OSB). We’ve matched them up to find the winner once and for all.
Let’s kick off,Read more
Avoid hoarding up problems by sourcing all timber on site responsibly
Just because construction site hoarding is temporary doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have to be considered as part of a responsible sourcing strategy.Read more
WikiHouse could fix the housing crisis by making construction accessible to all
The construction industry needs to build high volumes of affordable but energy efficient housing to meet Government targets of 400,000 new homes during the current Parliament.Read more
Putting post-treated OSB panels in the hot seat on CE Marking
Like all other construction products, OSB panels have a legal requirement under the Construction Products Regulation to be CE Marked in order to be sold in Europe.Read more
Dryliners! Want to save time on site?
Saving time on site is always a bonus. Not only can you get away to do something more exciting sooner, you can be more efficient with your time and deliver greater value to your customers.Read more
SMARTPLY Provides Safe, Sustainable and Smart Hoarding for City Building Site
SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT has provided an attractive, sustainable and durable hoarding to protect site workers and the general public during building renovation in Central London. A total of 300 sheets ofRead more
Time Saving Board Increases Efficiency at Residential Build
SMARTPLY DRYBACKER, an innovative factory prepared oriented strand board (OSB), has greatly reduced the time spent on the latest big build project for contractor SD Plastering.Read more
SMARTPLY Timber Panels provide Solutions for Offsite and Fire Safety
With the adoption of offsite construction methods gaining pace and more buildings being designed specifically with this method in mind, construction material manufacturers are having to look atRead more
4 reasons SMARTPLY DRYBACKER is a totally ingenious drylining solution
It is often said that the best solutions are the simplest.
It is also said that the simplest solutions are the most ingenious.
With this in mind, we have created a panel for dryliners thatRead more
Dryliners! Here’s 3 reasons why reducing power tools on your site will make you safer at work
Around 64,000 construction workers sustained a non-fatal injury at work, each year between 2014 and 2017 in the UK. Over 22% of these resulted in over a week off from work.
One common and simpleRead more
What’s the best board for your site hoarding?
Site-hoarding is more than just putting up a fence. Firstly, you want your site-hoarding to be strong and durable. Secondly, it makes life a lot easier if it’s quick to install, so you can enjoy theRead more
Specify A Flame-Retardant Timber Panel You Can Trust: SMARTPLY FR
There will of course be times when we are faced with specifying products that must meet many different criteria, with absolutely no room for doubt. For example, the need for flame-retardant timberRead more
Flat Roofing Fergal’s four reasons why SMARTPLY FR is the perfect flat roofing board
Torching-on felt over a reliable board is the ‘tried and tested’ method for flat roofing that has been around for generations, because it works! The challenge with this method is ensuring theRead more