Press Releases

April 18, 2019

LP Building Solutions Introduces New LP® BuildSmart™ Program App

Today, LP Building Solutions introduced a smartphone app for its LP® BuildSmart™ program, which is designed to boost LP® SmartSide® preferred contractors’ businesses. With this new app, members can more easily turn LP® SmartSide® product purchases into LP BuildSmart points that can be redeemed for tools, sales services, and co-branded marketing support. The app also enables members to retrieve homeowner leads directly from their phones.

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February 19, 2019

Diving with Great White Sharks Takes LP Legacy® Sub-Floor Testing to the Next Level

During a memorable week last summer, a team of extreme adventure videographers and LP product experts joined Captain Spencer Salmon and his crew aboard the MV Horizon in San Diego, and embarked on a twenty-two-hour boat ride to Guadalupe Island, off the coast of Mexico, a dive destination famous for the number and size of great white sharks that circle the island’s coast. The purpose of the expedition was to submit LP Legacy® premium sub-flooring to the ultimate performance test by building a shark cage and immersing it in the ocean. 

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January 25, 2019

LP Building Solutions Expands Portfolio with LP® SmartSide® Smooth Trim & Siding and LP WeatherLogic™ Air & Water Barrier

LP Building Solutions is expanding its portfolio of solution-driven products for the homeowner and building industry professionals with the introduction of LP SmartSide Smooth Trim & Siding and the LP WeatherLogic Air & Water Barrier system. The introduction of the two products marks another way LP, a proven leader in innovative, high-performance building solutions, strives to help the industry build better.

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November 27, 2018

LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring Now Available in 1-1/8" Thickness

LP Building Products is expanding its LP Legacy premium sub-flooring options with the addition of a 1-1/8" panel. The addition allows LP to meet growing demand for the new sub-flooring in markets where a 1-1/8" thickness is preferred, such as parts of the South and Northeast. The new panels boast the same high-performance properties and moisture resistance as original LP Legacy.

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August 7, 2018

LP Legacy® “Tested Extreme” Campaign Garners Advertising Awards and Drives Market Interest

The “Tested Extreme” campaign created to promote LP Legacy, a new engineered sub-floor that provides extreme strength and performance, has won several awards: most notably two Telly Awards, a highly coveted honor amongst advertising professionals, as well as a NW Marketing Award. The launch of LP Legacy into the competitive marketplace has been an all-around success with sales for the first year after launch exceeding LP’s aggressive goal by six percent, which the company partly attributes to the innovative marketing approach.

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July 24, 2018

SALA Architects Remodels 1907 Victorian Home to Achieve Net-Zero Status While Preserving Traditional Aesthetic with LP® SmartSide® Lap Siding

LP Building Products, a proven leader in innovative, high-performance building solutions, recently added a new case study to its online product literature portfolio. The case study spotlights Stewart and Linda Herman’s net-zero Victorian era home remodeling project in Minneapolis and Marc Sloot, Senior Associate at SALA Architects, who chose LP® SmartSide® Smooth Texture Lap Siding, Trim and Fascia to preserve the home’s historic aesthetic, while ensuring the durability needed to resist Minnesota’s harsh winters.

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July 10, 2018

Illinois Builder Converts to LP® SmartSide® Cedar Texture Shake Siding for Improved Workability, Durability & Design

LP Building Products, the proven leader in high-performance building solutions, has added a new case study to its online product literature portfolio.

The case study spotlights Joe Nitti, co-owner of Nitti Development in Elmhurst, Illinois, who used LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding products on the Berteau Development, a neighborhood of 56 single-family homes with traditional, craftsman-style architecture.

 

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