As a building industry professional, recent market changes have likely impacted the way your business operates. As you adjust to a new normal, seeking out building material companies with proven efficiency and reliability from third-party testing can significantly influence the success of your business.
LP Building Solutions recently conducted third-party product testing, which combined material, labor and equipment data, to deliver measurable, tangible insights. The results prove engineered wood siding’s advantages, including faster installation, long-term durability and economic value.
When resources are low and every moment on every job counts, working smarter—not harder—is key. Proven by third-party testing, LP SmartSide Lap Siding installs 22% faster than fiber cement lap siding. It’s easy to see how using engineered wood products could help you complete more jobs. In fact, with LP SmartSide siding it’s possible to re-side five homes in the time it takes to re-side four homes with fiber cement products. Additionally, the way LP SmartSide products are made leads to quicker installation, including:
Ultimately, installing lap siding becomes much more efficient when you choose LP SmartSide products.
Not only do they install faster, LP SmartSide products install much easier than other options. Here’s how they contribute to a smooth installation process:
The jobsite brings risks to siding materials during construction, from impact and breakage to general dirt and grime. LP SmartSide products are engineered to withstand breakage when they’re handed up to a crew member, and the product is less prone to accidental damage during handling and installation. Plus, engineered wood’s durability allows it to resist impact and moisture, preserving it from damage and weather during the construction process.
Efficiency and quality have always been important. But now, as a result of our ever-changing economic landscape, they are more vital than ever. With these significant market changes, it’s especially crucial that the products you choose for your builds allow you to be efficient with your time and resources.
That’s why investing in engineered wood products from companies like LP Building Solutions that back up their claims with transparency and credibility can bring you peace of mind. You’ll also be at an advantage when it comes to getting the job done efficiently without sacrificing quality—and ultimately, your clients will be pleased with the end result.
Check out how you can start building with LP SmartSide Trim & Siding.
LP Building Solutions uses engineered wood to create a portfolio of products that help professionals build smarter, better and faster. The innovations of engineered wood siding are relatively new. For instance, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding was introduced in 1997. Thanks to its advanced manufacturing process, it is one of the most durable siding solutions available. Sometimes people are skeptical of things that are really that good. So, let’s crush a few myths with engineered wood facts.Continue Reading
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