Thanks to the quality of the factory-finished process, prefinished LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® engineered wood siding options have a uniform finish that is longer-lasting, creating less maintenance for the homeowner in the long term.
As one of the most durable siding solutions available, LP SmartSide siding is an easier maintenance material, but it still needs cleaning from time to time. It’s important to learn how to clean mold, mildew and algae off siding, among other basic maintenance methods. Follow these simple steps to keep your siding clean and looking beautiful.
Learning how to clean wood siding, including engineered wood, is critical to maintaining the beautiful look you love for your home. Mildew on siding, for example, can detract from your home’s curb appeal—yet it is easily preventable and can be easily cleaned. Check out the following sections to find out how to clean exterior wood siding.
LP SmartSide products are so durable because they’re treated with our proprietary SmartGuard® process. Exterior trim and siding materials are often subjected to extreme temperatures, moisture and insects. Only the SmartGuard process offers four components of protection against termites and fungal decay: an advanced formula of binders, waxes and zinc borate bonded with a water-resistant, resin-saturated overlay. The result is an advanced material that offers longer-term toughness in the face of harsh weather.
If you are not familiar with engineered wood products, learn more about engineered wood siding options manufactured by LP; they constitute some of the most durable siding options on the market.
See products in person at a retailer or dealer near you, and learn more about how to remove mildew from siding and other maintenance procedures at LPCorp.com/SmartSide.
When it comes to your home’s exterior, choosing siding colors is the perfect opportunity to showcase your personal style while enhancing curb appeal. As 2022 unfolds, let’s take a look at this year’s trending exterior house colors and strike inspiration for your next home update.Continue Reading
Whether you’re tackling the project yourself or hiring a siding contractor, choosing to re-side your home in warmer months can help the process. Brian Mathis, Construction Services Associate at LP, shares his beginning steps to siding a house and the advantages to re-siding in warmer months.
The beginning of spring is a great time of year to assess your siding for signs of damage. After a hard winter season with weather concerns such as ice and low temperatures, siding damage from winter and its affects can happen. If missed, small fixable areas of siding damage can turn into larger concerns down the road.
With so many options, choosing a color for your home can be tricky. You may want to pick based on trending exterior house colors or to match other homes in your area. On the other hand, many homeowners want to ensure their home has a timeless aesthetic, no matter the trends that come and go.