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.
The #1 problem on a jobsite? Water. Because when it rains, it pours. When rain hits before a new house is fully closed in, it can be disastrous not only for your construction schedule but also for your home’s sub-flooring and exterior sheathing.Continue Reading
With the rise in popularity of homebuilding TV shows and access to an abundance of exterior products and accessories, homeowners are more aware than ever of their home’s exterior. While style and design are top-of-mind for your clients, efficiency is also on your radar as a builder. Thankfully, you don’t have to choose between the two. We talked with building pro Kyle Stumpenhorst about the ways a versatile product suite like LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding can help achieve a customizable and efficient build.
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, workability and efficiency are all critical benefits to you as a homeowner, the most outward facing choice you will make during your building project is the color. Choosing the right color for your home can seem like a big task and with color decisions to make beyond siding, like trim and other exterior accessories, it can be difficult to determine what you want. We’ve compiled a list of siding color ideas to help you find the color scheme that’s right for you.
When building professionals are selecting building materials and calculating construction costs, many turn to third-party testing such as the RSMeans estimating handbook and online tools —especially as they relate to installation time savings and validating manufacturers’ claims. The group studied LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding installation specifically, and we sat down with them to ask how RSMeans data works and what takes place behind the scenes of their time-labor studies.