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Outdoor Living6 min

5 Sheds Perfect for the Countryside

A countryside shed is the perfect finishing touch for a home in the countryside, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® products are the ideal materials to build them with. Phil Baker, owner of Countryside Barns in Eureka, Illinois, uses LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding to help achieve this distinctive look and style. “The trim and panel siding used on LP sheds have a very appealing, traditional woodgrain appearance, which lends well to the Countryside Barns style of sheds. We’ve received many comments from our customers expressing how much they like the aesthetics of our LP sheds,” says Baker.

Exceptional Shelter Against Mother Nature

The qualities of LP Outdoor Building Solutions products create outstanding durability for outdoor structures, whether used to construct a storage building or a shelter for animals. Exterior trim and siding are often subjected to extreme temperatures, moisture and insects. That’s why all LP products feature the exclusive SmartGuard® process, offering four components of protection against termites and fungal decay.

Every LP SmartSide product is treated to the core with an advanced formula of binders, waxes and zinc borate, and then bonded with a water-resistant, resin-saturated overlay. “The LP SmartSide products hold up extremely well against moisture and decay, and is the best option for siding that is durable and has easy maintenance,” says Baker.

Consider LP Outdoor Building Solutions products for the following countryside structures:

  • Chicken coop
  • Greenhouse
  • Large doghouse
  • Cabin
  • Storage shed

“I am very confident in LP sheds as they are built to last and stand up against the elements,” Baker continues.

Get Countryside Style With LP Outdoor Building Solutions

Get the countryside style you’re looking for with LP SmartSide Panels, Trim and Lap Siding. Choose trim and lap siding in smooth finish or cedar texture trim to achieve just the look you want. For inspiration, visit the LP Outdoor Building Solutions shed visualizer. Find out where to buy sheds built with LP products at a dealer location near you.

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Renovation5 min

Start Planning Now for Your Dream Exterior Remodel

If you’re considering an exterior home remodel this spring or summer, now is the perfect time to start planning. Whether you want to take on a simple exterior remodel or totally change the exterior of your house, being prepared and building a detailed home project plan can help reduce your stress and help keep you on budget.

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Trends5 min
Your Biggest Exterior Design Trend Questions for 2020, Answered

It’s hard to imagine we’re living in the year 2020. While we’re not surrounded by robotic butlers and flying cars, home design trends in 2020 will feel revolutionary in style, texture and color. Whether you’re looking at new home building trends for 2020 or want to update your current home’s exterior design, we’re tackling your biggest design questions and providing ideas for inspiration.

Trends4 min
2020 Color Predictions to Guide Your Home’s Paint Color Selection

It’s that exciting time of the year when paint industry pros unveil their new paint colors. 2020 is already a landmark event, marking the start of a brand-new decade. Will it be known by bold, upbeat shades or demure neutrals?

Trends3 min
Design Focus: Dutch Colonials

If you live in the Northeast, your home is likely to represent or be surrounded by great examples of Dutch Colonial architecture. While the traditional Colonial home is a quintessential American design, the Dutch Colonial style is different, and made popular by Dutch Colonists who settled in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut areas in the mid-1600s.