Traditional wood lap siding offers beauty and charm, but LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding has trumped those features with cutting-edge engineered wood products that offer the same benefits – and so many more. LP SmartSide engineered wood is created by treating wood strands or fiber with a resin binder for strength, and zinc borate for protection against termites and decay. The final product is bonded with a resin-saturated, water-resistant overlay.
Here’s more about the advantages that set LP SmartSide apart from wood siding.
LP SmartSide trim and siding combine the warmth and beauty of traditional wood with the durability of engineered wood. It’s all backed by a 5/50 Year Limited Warranty. What’s not to love? For more information on LP SmartSide exterior siding products for your next project, contact an LP remodeler near you.
When building in warmer climates builders must consider how to reduce heat in their clients’ homes, making their living spaces as comfortable as possible. Ultimately, the goal is to reduce the amount of energy required to cool the space, and one way to do that is in the roof assembly with a ventilated double roof system.Continue Reading
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