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Particle Board?

Posted by Dodgeman on November 18th, 2001 10:08 PM
In reply to new construction flooring by Steve on November 18th, 2001 07:48 PM [Go to top of thread]

I wonder if what you have is actually OSB, which is resistant to water. If it is actually particle board, and it has standing water on it, the only thing you can do now is to have it ripped up and replaced with OSB or plywood. Particle board soaks up water like a sponge and looses its' strength. OSB can withstand some water, but it would be a good idea not to let water stand on it for long periods of time.
Good Luck!

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