What is T1-11 wood?

Plywood T1-11 is also known simply as plywood siding. A versatile material, it can be stained to simulate a natural wood look, or it can be primed and painted. Additionally, T1-11 plywood siding can be purchased in either sanded or roughhewn varieties, depending on the finished look desired.

Do you need plywood under T1-11 siding?

It is best to check the local building code to determine if plywood sheathing is required. Even though it may not be considered necessary, many builders feel it is best to use plywood under T1 siding if the structure will be used for human habitation.

What does a sheet of T1-11 cost?

Cost of T1-11 Siding

T1-11 Siding Costs Zip Code
Basic Best
Material Prices $120.00 – $192.00 $240.00 – $336.00
Installation Cost $252.00 – $384.00 $504.00 – $648.00
Total $372.00 – $576.00 $744.00 – $984.00

Is T1-11 siding treated?

T1-11 siding is raw plywood that isn’t treated with any waterproofing chemicals. The LP SmartSide is an engineered wood product reinforced with adhesive resins and zinc borate to make it more resistant to weather. Protecting your shed with siding is one of the best things you can do for it.

Why is it called T1-11?

Plywood and other compressed wood siding products are an inexpensive way to sheath outdoor buildings, sheds and other projects. T1-11, sometimes noted as T111 or T1, is an example of one of many such wood siding products. The ‘T’ in T1 stands for “textured,” which references the grooves or channels cut into the siding.

Does T1-11 need to be painted?

Since it is not treated, the best way to protect T1-11 siding is to paint or stain it. This helps to protect it from the elements and further extend its life for several years.

How much does it cost to install T1-11?

The average cost to install T1-11 Plywood or OSB siding is $5,000, with homeowners typically paying between $2,000 to $7,000 for 500 square feet. Your final price depends on factors like the materials you choose, labor fees, and project complexity.

Is it better to paint or stain T1-11 siding?

On rough sawn T1-11, stain will penetrate even better. l also recommend acrylic stain if you want to preserve the wood look of the siding. Paint is a lot thicker and hides more of the surface texture than stain does.

Is T1-11 tongue and groove?

All types of T1-11 siding have outer edges with 3/8-inch wide lips on the long sides, designed to overlap the piece that was installed previously. This is not a tongue-in-groove joint, but rather a lap joint. Panels are always installed with the grooves running vertically.