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When to Use One-Sided LP FlameBlock Versus Two-Sided LP FlameBlock

In the construction process, there are many factors to consider. Among these factors is whether to use one-sided LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing or two-sided LP FlameBlock sheathing. To help explain the reasons one assembly is used over another, we caught up with Scott Johnson, Manager, Construction Services at LP Building Solutions.
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Build A Stronger Business with LP® Remodelers Edge

At LP, we value partnering with you to build your business. We seek to provide not only one of the most durable siding materials available,…

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Top 3 Different Types of Clients in Construction

For insight on navigating client concerns and relationships, we called on Brad Leavitt, President at AFT Construction, for his perspective …

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How Should Radiant Barrier Be Installed?

In any home, heat and moisture play a role during construction and long after. LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrie…

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Best Options for Sub-Flooring: LP Legacy VS. LP TopNotch 350

Choosing durable sub-flooring for your projects is crucial to a strong structure and successful build, but finding the right fit for your p…

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The Science Behind Carbon Storage and How It Affects Your Sustainable Builds

Building a sustainable home is a growing aspiration across the country. While net zero home construction tends to concentrate in certain re…

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Updating Multifamily Construction with OnPoint Capital | LP Structural Solutions

Almost 38 million Americans live in multifamily structures, and studies show that the number of U.S. renters in multifamily buildings is co…

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How is Engineered Wood Made? | LP Building Solutions

When it comes to wood products, all builders want to make sure they’re using the best options available. That’s where engineered wood comes…

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Building With Safer Materials | LP Building Solutions

Construction work has its safety risks, and how you approach construction safety affects your jobsite. Every day on the jobsite presents si…

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Water-Resistant Roof Sheathing for Sloped Roofs | LP Structural Solutions

While many homeowners focus on the roof as an extension of the home’s design and curb appeal, builders know a roofing system is the first l…

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Wall Sheathing for High-Wind & Hurricane Areas | LP Structural Solutions

When you’re working in an area of the country that is prone to high winds—or even hurricanes—structural strength for your builds is critica…

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Get The Most From Your Trim & Siding Warranty | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

One of the biggest frustrations facing builders and homeowners alike is finding out a minor discrepancy in installation has triggered an ex…

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When to Use Insulated OSB Sheathing | LP Structural Solutions

There are many insulation options available, including traditional batting, cellulose, fiberglass and mineral wool. While building codes ty…