Plywood has become an essential material used in the building of homes, it is also used for decorative purposes from time to time, and it comes in various builds with various qualities attributed to each one. Waterproof plywood, fire-retardant plywood, aircraft plywood, and many other such variants exist in the market. People need to decide the purpose they want their plywood to serve and decide the area before they can go for purchasing. Once the decisions have been made, the purchase phase can begin, but this step comes with a big and worrying question.
‘What if the plywood I purchase is not up to the mark?’ The answer is simple, check your plywood before you buy. Various methods and techniques can be used to check if or not your plywood is good enough. Here we discuss how you can be sure of the quality of plywood before buying it.
Traditional Methods To Check The Quality of Your Plywood Beforehand
Firstly, you need to determine the area where the plywood you are buying will go. Plywood that is used in areas close to water is different from plywood that is used for decorating ceilings. Just like that, various types of plywood are available, and so once you shortlist the purpose you need plywood for, then you can decide which plywood is the best for that particular area and if or not it is durable enough to do its job in that place.
Next, you should always opt to buy from a wholesaler because they not only have huge discounts to offer but also have more variety to choose from. Materials of different quality, build, design, etc., are available with the wholesalers, so you can have a proper inspection and then opt for the plywood that is more suitable for your purpose.
Plywood is self-explanatory and can speak about itself if carefully inspected. The surface of the plywood can be checked if or not it is smooth. The thickness of the plywood should be checked on all corners to make sure that the plywood is even from all sides. The plywood also needs to be heavy to indicate a dense build which makes it more durable. Checking for hollowness and bends is another way to get to know if or not the plywood is up to the mark.
Taking a small piece of plywood is also a way by which its quality can be inspected. In this small area, nail tests, sticking tests, and other such stuff can be carried out to determine just how good it is.
New Way To Check Plywood Quality Beforehand
Now that we are done with the traditional methods, we shift our attention to more recent methods of checking the plywood quality. CenturyPly, the leading manufacturer of plywood in our nation, has come up with the CenturyPromise App. The purpose of this app is to check the authenticity of your plywood for you. CenturyPly’s plywood comes with a unique QR code for all of its plyboards and these codes are scannable via the app built by the company.
Upon scanning, these codes reveal if or not the plywood is from the company itself or not. Other than that, it also tells the buyer where the plywood was manufactured, and E-warranty certificates for customers are also available to download when the app is used.
So CenturyPly has really changed the plywood game in the Indian markets. They have pioneered a new and unique method by which people can get to know about the quality of their purchase beforehand. Thus, people need not be worried about purchasing poor-quality plywood as they can check the quality of their plywood simply by downloading one app.