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TALKING LP® SMARTSIDE® TRIM & SIDING WITH TRINH LE, HEAD OF SIDING MARKETING

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is one of the most durable siding solutions on the market, and it represents a great solution for professional builders in terms of quality, workability and economic value. Today, we’re stepping behind the scenes at LP to talk with Trinh Le, head of marketing for LP’s business unit, to get her perspective on the benefits of LP SmartSide products, their economic value, and how she sees the industry moving forward.
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CRAIG MILES ON THE RESILIENCE OF STRUCTURAL SOLUTIONS BUILDING MATERIALS

The durability of building materials and components is steadily evolving over time as more attention is focused on the strength of building…

Inspiration3 min
HOW TO CREATE CURB APPEAL WITH SOFFIT, SIDING AND TRIM

Many of your clients may not consider the value—or impact—that soffit can have on their home. They may focus on siding and trim, while soff…

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SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION WITH LP BUILDING SOLUTIONS

As homeowners become increasingly dedicated to sustainable solutions for their homes, building professionals must also respond by improving…

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Business Advice3 min
A Structural System Approach to Moisture Management

As builders set their sights on constructing more durable, resilient homes, combating moisture concerns—both during and after the build—is …

Business Advice3 min
What Architects Need to Know About the Latest LP® FlameBlock® OSB Evaluated Assemblies

Finding the proper fire-resistance-rated OSB assembly that meets code compliance and a building’s structural requirements can be tricky. Th…

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On the Job with LP Construction Service Associate, Isaac Ojeda

We joined Isaac Ojeda, construction service associate at LP Building Solutions, for a day on the job. Ojeda’s role primarily involves keepi…

Business Advice4 min
FIRE-RATED SHEATHING INSTALLATION: SOFFIT & EAVE DETAILS

When it comes to how to install fire-rated OSB sheathing, ensuring the soffit and eave details are aligned with code requirements can be a …

Business Advice4 min
ENERGY-EFFICIENT BUILDING MATERIALS FOR HOT CLIMATES

In hot climates, energy efficiency can be a top concern for homeowners. Increased needs for cooling alone can lead to higher energy costs, …

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Your Guide to LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Accessory Products

Available in 16 prefinished colors, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding can help you br…

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Better Together: Add Strength to Your Sub-Floor System with LP Legacy® Products

When it comes to sub-floor systems, building with products designed to complement one another is critical for a smooth project. That’s why …

Business Advice4 min
How to Avoid Moisture Intrusion Around Windows

As spring showers ramp up, moisture can become a big concern both during and after construction. Properly installing flashing for windows i…

Industry Trends5 min
Tighter Building Envelopes

Overall, improvements in building envelopes have helped homeowners benefit from greater protection against moisture. Builders are able to c…