RevolutionPly® Plywood FAQs

We are pleased to bring you the following RevolutionPly® related frequently asked questions. Still have a question not answered? Reach out to us here.

RevolutionPly® plywood is ideal for a variety of applications, including flooring underlayment, paneling, millwork, and woodworking projects.

Go to Patriot Timber's Flex and Look Test Page to see the 4 simple steps or to watch a short video. The Flex and Look Test is an important procedure that only takes a few seconds and should be applied to any panel prior to use. Flexing the panel will help to reveal any delamination or core irregularities. In the rare instance you find such an irregularity, do not use the panel. Set it aside, and contact Patriot Timber Products immediately for a resolution.

The RevolutionPly® panels should be installed with the label facing down towards the structural subfloor.

Panel label on primed side

Yes, you can use galvanized flathead wood screws. Do not use drywall screws. Make sure screw selected has a minimum 3/16" head. The screw you choose should not penetrate through the bottom of the subfloor in underlayment applications.

RevolutionPly® panels should acclimate 24 to 48 hours in a heated home environment of approximately 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

If you have purchased a RevolutionPly® panel with the Patriot Primed® Patent Pending Moisture Shield Coating, the label side of the panel is primed with a latex-based exterior primer.

Panel label on primed side

Yes. All the veneers in RevolutionPly® plywood come from plantation and sustainable wood sources. RevolutionPly® plywood contains no tropical hardwoods or species from endangered forests. RevolutionPly® plywood is certified for points toward ICC-700 National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS).

We have found the easiest method is to heat the label with a hairdryer prior to removal. If there is any residual adhesive, you can remove it using either Naphtha, Goo Gone®, mineral spirits or by lightly sanding the area.