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Top 3 Tips to Effectively Talk to Prospective Customers While Social Distancing

In the building business, in-person communication has always been a vital component in talking to potential clients in a personable, efficient way. With social distancing disrupting common business practices, like in-person meetings, building professionals have had to pivot plans to adjust to the current landscape while maintaining a steady stream of business.
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Pro Tips From LP For a Strong Build

LP® Structural Solutions products help you build better and stronger. To make our high-performance products even easier to i…

How Construction Ordinances Impact Affordable Housing & Aesthetics

Passed September 1, 2019, the Texas legislature signed a law that prohibits local municipalities from mandating the type of building materi…

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Tips from an LP® BuildSmart Remodeler on Shifting Business Tactics in the Midst of COVID-19

Shifting your business model during a pandemic is probably not at the top of the list of things you considered for your 2020 business plan.…

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Termite-Resistant Building Products Can Bring Added Value to Your Business

With termites spreading to Northern states, termite-resistant products are as important as ever. While many search for termite protection o…

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Pro Advice on How to Manage the Short- and Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

In the last few months, the world has been completely upended by COVID-19. Construction and building material suppliers have been named “es…

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding vs. Fiber Cement: Building Better with Less Tools & Supplies

The primary benefit many building professionals often cite when comparing LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding to fib…

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Tips for Staying Productive During the Spring Construction Season

As much of the country thaws out from winter, spring promises warmer temperatures, longer daylight hours and more construction jobs. The sp…

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Pro Perspectives & Preparedness for COVID-19

Building industry professionals are in a time of uncertainty when it comes to how COVID-19 will affect their businesses and how to prepare …

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LP Building Solutions Helping Military Families

LP Building Solutions has joined forces with Operation FINALLY HOME to help deserving veterans live in a home that’s mortgage-free and cust…

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Builder Pros Provide Quick Taping Tips for Installing LP WeatherLogic® Tape

You may have heard the new LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier installs with ease—similar, in fact, to regular OSB. A criti…

LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Wins Over Pros in Online Remodeling Project

Professional Remodeler kicked off its Model ReModel West project, illustrating best practices in construction and remodeling. LP®<…

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When to Replace Siding: Preparing & Navigating the Process

As a residential remodeler, anticipating the potential issues that could lurk beneath old siding is key to planning an efficient re-siding …

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Why Premium Sub-Floors Are Making the Biggest Floor Trends Look Better

Sub-floors are often an overlooked part of a home build, especially since the flooring system isn’t visible to homeowners. But builders and…

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Tips for Challenges Discovered During Vinyl Siding Removal

Remodelers know trouble can lurk when removing vinyl siding. Seasoned professionals approach residing projects with a plan to tackle whatev…

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8 Common Sub-Floor Installation Mistakes

Flooring is only as good as the sub-flooring supporting it. If the sub-flooring is not dry enough or hasn’t been properly cleaned a variety…

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Media Roundup: LP Buzz at International Builders’ Show

Between the launch of a new portfolio, debuting several products and much more, the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show was one for the …

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Answer Demand for Urban Living: Best Practices for Tall and Skinny Housing Builds

Many U.S. cities are experiencing population booms, and their new residents are demanding to live closer to the city’s core. This home buil…

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LP's COVID-19 Response

To Our Valued Customers, At LP, our first priority – now and always – is the safety and wellbeing of our employees, our customers, and the…

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Watch: LP on Making It with Amy Poehler & Nick Offerman

It’s no secret there is an increasing trend of sheds being transformed into alternative uses such as backyard getaways, hobby hideouts and …

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