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4 Reasons to Join the LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program

As a member of the LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program, your company is eligible for many exciting benefits. The LP BuildSmart Program rewards your hard work with access to proven product training, marketing support and priority lead generation to help you win.

Enjoy the following benefits when you are accepted into the LP BuildSmart Program.

  • Product Training. You’ll never have to wonder if you’re installing it right. The LP BuildSmart Program offers in-depth instruction on how to provide quality installation of LP® SmartSide® siding products. Training includes both hands-on instruction by our team of professional installation contractors and online instruction.
  • Marketing Support. LP spearheads online consumer brand awareness campaigns and targeted social media platforms to build brand awareness with homeowners and generate leads for contractors. Members are also eligible to receive an LP SmartSide website to market services, upload job photos and post customer reviews.
  • Lead Generation. BuildSmart contractor members are eligible to be listed in the LP SmartSide online contractor where homeowners can directly request a re-side quote.
  • Reputation & Credibility. Achievement badges corresponding to three member levels (Pro, Expert and Master) appear on the LP BuildSmart website and directory search results to convey experience and inspire confidence.

Learn More About the LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program

As you increase your purchases of LP products, you will have the opportunity to take advantage of even more services and opportunities to grow your business. There’s no limit on how far you can take your business when you have the right team! If you are a professional who would like more information about the LP BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program and contractor program benefits, call (866) 389-4657 or email buildsmart@lpcorp.com. You can also apply for an account and get started today!

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