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How to Customize Your Shed's Exterior

Sheds and other outdoor building structures serve as practical ways to add storage or create additional living and working space. In recent years, sheds have become a trending focus for homeowners looking to maximize their space or level-up their exteriors. If you’re looking to purchase a shed and need some inspiration, LP® SmartSide® engineered wood siding styles can help you achieve a variety of goals for your outdoor structure. To spark some inspiration, we spoke with David Parraguirre, also known as The Mexican Carpenter, about his customized shed build.
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New Year, New Siding: Choosing Siding That Lasts

It’s a new year—and perhaps also time for new siding! The start of a new year always brings resolutions and goals, and when it comes to you…

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How to Hang Items on Siding

As seasons change, you may find yourself wanting to add seasonal decor to your house. When considering mounting decorations or more functio…

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Outdoor Holiday Decorating Ideas for 2021

While many homeowners focus their attention on interior holiday decor, giving your home’s exterior a festive upgrade will ensure it’s a sho…

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Choosing a Color Scheme For Your Home Exterior

If you have decided to tackle a re-side project, you will be faced with the choice of your home’s exterior color. While durability, workabi…

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Prefinished vs. Primed Siding: How to Choose

If you’re currently in the midst of a remodel or are considering future renovations for your home’s exterior, color is one of the most prom…

Curb Appeal4 min
How To Create a Rustic Aesthetic

Though rustic style homes are most popular in mountainous regions, the rustic aesthetic can also be incorporated into a variety of home sty…

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Six Exterior Window Trim Ideas To Spruce Up Your Home

Redoing your home’s exterior can be a big undertaking. If you’re looking for a simple way to update your home’s exterior, window trim is a …

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Soffit vs. Fascia: What’s the Difference?

Knowing the purpose and benefits of various trim options can be overwhelming when re-siding your home. Though you may not think to place so…

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Exterior Home Color Ideas with Lasting Appeal

Choosing colors for your home can be a difficult decision. You may be deciding between the basics or an out-of-the-box combination. You may…

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9 Exterior Home Design Ideas

Creating curb appeal for your home offers an exciting opportunity to bring your personal style to life. Beyond choosing a great engineered …

Maintenance3 min
How to Prepare for a Re-Side with LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

If you haven’t gone through it before, the siding installation process can be full of unknowns. From weighing the types of siding and costs…

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How to Create a Welcoming Exterior

When the weather gets warm, spending time outside is a high priority on everyone’s list. But often the outdoor areas of our homes need a li…