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Selecting Siding: The Power of Word of Mouth

No builder wants to waste time on products that won’t hold up and will result in frustrating callbacks. That’s why peer recommendations are so powerful when it comes to siding selection.
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®…

Curb Appeal7 min
Choosing Outdoor Elements Based on Your Home’s Exterior

Enhancing your home’s exterior with well-chosen outdoor elements is an easy way to boost curb appeal. Whether you have a ranch or a Victori…

Outdoor Living4 min
It's Family Fun Month! 5 Ways to Use Your Shed for Family-Friendly Activities

August is Family Fun Month, so take advantage of the dog days of summer to make some great memories with your kids! Getting your kids to pl…

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Maintenance8 min
Must-Do Maintenance Tasks for Outdoor Sheds

Are you spending your summer getting caught up on your to-do list? Don’t forget to put shed maintenance on that list! Here is some importan…

Outdoor Living11 min
'The Game Day Shed' Featured in July/August Issue of The Family Handyman Magazine

The second annual shed issue of The Family Handyman (July/August 2018), produced in partnership with LP, again featured familiar names from…

Outdoor Living3 min
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 …

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…

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 …