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Protecting Your Siding During Hurricane Season

If you live or are looking to build a home in an area that’s vulnerable to seasonal hurricanes—Florida, the Gulf Coast or the Eastern Seaboard—your home’s ability to stand up to inclement weather should be a top concern, alongside wind damage to your siding.
Trends5 min
3 Pros Talk Top Exterior Trends

Exterior design trends can come and go quickly. Keeping up with what’s in and what’s out, especially when it comes time for your exterior r…

Renovation6 min
Exterior Home Upgrade Ideas

From trending exterior house colors such as bold, saturated hues to the growing popularity of smooth siding texture, homeowners have been f…

Curb Appeal3 min
Fixing Common Exterior Problems Revealed During a Home Inspection

The process of buying a house can seem daunting, especially for first-time homeowners. Even if you’ve been through it before, navigating th…

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Siding Tips for Hot and Humid Weather

Protecting your siding from damage is crucial no matter the season or time of year. Warm weather presents several unique issues to your hom…

Curb Appeal4 min
Board and Batten Siding Style Transforms the 2020 This Old House Idea House

The modern farmhouse trend is hard to miss. For many homeowners, TV renovation shows have put this style on their must-have design lists. W…

Trends4 min
LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Featured on Recent Military Makeover Renovation Project

At LP Building Solutions, building a better world is at the core of who we are. So, when we joined Military Makeover airing on Lifetime TV …

Curb Appeal4 min
How-to Guide: Create Stunning Siding & Brick Color Combinations

If you’re choosing new siding to go with your brick, selecting the best siding color combinations can be a challenge. It’s easy to feel ove…

Trends3 min
A Mid-Year Look at 2020’s Top Exterior Home Trends

We’re halfway through 2020, and what better time to see how the exterior trends forecasted earlier this year are holding up? In this blog w…

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Myth vs. Reality: How Summer Weather Affects Siding

Summer is almost here. And while more time in the sun brings heightened attention to UV protection and safety in high temperatures, homeown…

Best Color & Siding Options for Tudor-style Homes

Tudor-style architecture looks like it was created from the pages of a romantic storybook, intertwining medieval charm with a quaint Englis…

A Look at Modern Southern Home Trends in Design

Many consider a Southern style house to be one that looks like it’s been standing for generations, even if it was recently built. Modern So…

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5 Reasons Pros Recommend LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding

Homeowners have been enjoying the attractive curb appeal and longer-lasting beauty offered by LP® SmartSide®

Maintenance3 min
How to Maintain Engineered Wood Siding

As a homeowner, your job isn’t done after your siding has been installed. Ongoing siding maintenance is necessary to ensure you keep your h…

Trends3 min
The Board and Batten Aesthetic Explained

If you’re looking to create long-term curb appeal through a remodel, few home designs compare to the timeless aesthetic of board and batten…

Trends4 min
Achieving a Beautiful Contemporary Home Style

If you are remodeling your contemporary home or are building a new contemporary house design and are trying to envision the perfect exterio…

Trends4 min
Design Focus: A-frame Homes

Over the years, A-frame house designs have become an icon for getaway vacation homes stowed away in the mountains or nestled next to lakes.…

Curb Appeal3 min
Deep Dive: Best Exterior Choices for Cape Cod Homes

Cape Cod–style homes are among America’s favorite residences because of their simple, yet charming cottage design. The style emerged during…

Maintenance4 min
Home Updates to Help Resale Value Across Generations

As baby boomers head into a new life milestone, they’re looking to downsize from their large, elaborate houses in the suburbs. However, man…

Creating a Timeless Exterior That Never Goes Out of Style

When you think about the classics, your mind may conjure up an old movie or a favorite song—things that have never gone out of style. The s…

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