Plywood was a pet peeve of my late father-in-law, Robert Klein. This “temporary” solution often became permanent resulting in the deterioration of individual streets and sometimes entire neighborhoods. This led him to found Secureview and advocate nationally for an aesthetic yet secure alternative, polycarbonate, which was termed clearboarding.

A recent Op-Ed in the Joplin Globe, advocates for the elimination of plywood due its negative effect on blight and discusses the clearboarding alternative.

To view the article, please click here.