Take the time at least once per year to perform a visual inspection of your home’s siding and exterior, taking note of leaks, cracks, wear and any other problems that may have developed over the previous year. To keep LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding products looking beautiful for years to come, it will be necessary to perform periodic care and maintenance. Follow these professional tips to clean and maintain your engineered wood siding.
LP offers many resources to answer your questions about caring for our easy-maintenance siding products. If you need professional assistance, contact us at (888) 820-0325 or find an LP BuildSmart Preferred Remodeler in your area for siding repairs.
In recent years, designers have offered new visions of this classic style and have dubbed it the “modern farmhouse.” Chip and Joanna Gaines from the home improvement show Fixer Upper were relentless promoters of the modern farmhouse aesthetic, which helped make it chic and add “shiplap” to more people’s vocabulary. Last year, Builder magazine named the modern farmhouse one of the top 5 trends in floor plans. While craftsman homes still account for about 25 percent of all house plans, the modern farmhouse is rapidly gaining ground and now has about 15 percent market share.Continue Reading
In many parts of the U.S., a shed can get unbearably hot in the summer unless you take steps to ventilate it and prevent the sun’s radiant energy from penetrating. Too much heat in a shed is a bad thing, as it can damage liquids like paint or chemicals, sensitive equipment and items affected by humidity.
Who says you need to travel to get away? Look no further than your own backyard to offer a setting worthy of your staycation this summer. If your backyard could use some sprucing up before then, follow these six steps to make it worthy of all your free time this summer.
Your home’s exterior serves as an important first impression and may make or break your property’s value. So, sometimes it is what’s on the outside that matters most. With summer in full swing, it’s time to take on those much-needed outdoor projects that were neglected during the winter months. You may have several home improvement projects you want to tackle, so how do you know which will provide the best value?