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It's Grilling Season! Stay Safe by Following These Propane Tank Precautions

Now that the weather is warm, it’s time for grill masters to get out their favorite barbeque equipment and start sizzling. However, if you use a gas grill, you should also know some important safety tips related to propane tanks and grills.
Maintenance7 min
Tips to Keep Your Shed or Garage Cool in Summer Heat

Don’t let the heat keep you from getting the most out of your garage or shed! There are many practical ways to keep garages and outdoor sto…

Maintenance5 min
7 Tips for Care & Maintenance of LP® SmartSide® Siding

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 …

Maintenance8 min
The LP® SmartGuard® Process: Providing Protection to the Core

You want your exterior siding to last … and last, and last – regardless of the climate you live in. That’s why all LP® Smart…

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Outdoor Living6 min
4 Ways to Grow Your Best Garden This Spring

Last month, we offered ideas that helped you get ready for the new gardening season. If you followed those tips, you’ve already mapped out …

Outdoor Living
Keep Livestock Cooler in a Loafing Shed Constructed With LP Products

While horses and other livestock tolerate heat and cold much better than their owners, ideally they should have some form of shelter availa…

Maintenance4 min
Tips to Keep Bugs Out of Your Shed

A bug infestation can turn a perfectly good storage building into something out of a horror movie. Bugs can also be a health hazard and con…

Renovation9 min
Shed Shopping 101: What to Ask, Where to Buy

You’re tired of the garage clutter. You need a storage shed to protect your stuff and help you get your life organized. But there are so ma…

Outdoor Living2 min
3 Large-Scale DIY Projects to Tackle This Spring

With spring just around the corner and summer following close behind, now is the time to begin planning those outdoor projects that require…

Curb Appeal8 min
Using the Psychology of Color to Increase Home Sales

If you’re a builder, don’t overlook the impact of color. Exterior color has a profound effect on would-be homebuyers, influencing how fast …

Outdoor Living7 min
Spring Garden Prep You Can Do in February

Avid gardeners (and novices too) can begin to get a bit stir-crazy in late winter, after months of being indoors. But with spring just arou…

Maintenance8 min
When Spring Storms Arrive, the LP® SmartSide® Limited Hail Warranty Covers You

Last spring, LP announced an expansion of its comprehensive warranty on LP® SmartSide® products to include li…

Trends8 min
2018 Exterior Design Trends from the Experts

Every year brings new trends and must-have styles that we can’t wait to update our homes with. As you plan renovations for the new year, ke…

Renovation9 min
Tips to Create a Home Office You'll Want to Work In

With nearly 40% of American workers currently working from home at least part of the time, the home office has become a necessity rather th…

Outdoor Living6 min
Top 5 Outdoor Living Trend Predictions for 2018

Now that the ball has dropped and we’re faced with several more weeks of cold weather, many of us need something to look forward to – like …

Maintenance5 min
The Powerful Force That Damages Siding in Winter & What You Can Do About It

Most siding materials perform well in optimal conditions, but the true test comes when strong winds blow and temperatures fluctuate above a…