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2020 This Old House Idea House Offers a New, Efficient Siding Option

Since 2015, This Old House Idea House projects have highlighted remodels that inspire homeowners—but they’ve also caught the eye of building professionals.
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Top 5 Pro Tips for Easier Installation of LP® SmartSide® Siding Products

Whether you’re a new or longtime LP SmartSide Trim & Siding user, here are a few installation tips from professional contractor Kyle Stumpe…

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What Do We Mean When We Say LP SmartSide Acclimates to its Environment?

We hear it time and time again from first-time LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding users: “Why do installation instr…

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Resilient Construction: How To Make Your Builds More Weather-Resistant

You may have recently heard the terms “resilient construction” or “weather-resistant building” being used more frequently within the archit…

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Top 5 Benefits of LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program

When it comes to the wide variety of contractor loyalty programs that exist on the market, the tangible payoff it can have on your business…

It’s Getting Hot in Here: The Benefits Of LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier

Radiant barriers have become very popular with efficiency-minded builders in the recent years. This is largely due to the fact that when in…

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Crushing the Top Rumors About Engineered Wood

LP Building Solutions uses engineered wood to create a portfolio of products that help professionals build smarter, better and faster. The …

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Building Pier and Beam Foundation to Ease Maintenance and Repairability

Pier and beam design was among the most popular foundation techniques until the 1960s when concrete technology improved its floating slab s…

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Embracing the Balance Between Resilient Design and Building Codes

From destructive hurricanes to fierce tornadoes, it seems news of catastrophic events is happening with alarming frequency. In fact, on Mar…

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LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding Installs 22% Faster: Proven Durability in Today’s Changing Market

As a building industry professional, recent market changes have likely impacted the way your business operates. As you adjust to a new norm…

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Pros Share Top Tips for Solving Demanding Aesthetics in Modern Home Builds

While every home design has its pain points, designing a modern home comes with its own list of challenges. Clean, simple designs are the t…

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Closing a Sale with Today’s Design Trends & Digital Landscape in Mind

Nowadays, many homeowners take to social media platforms like Pinterest, Instagram and more for inspiration on the latest exterior design t…

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How LP Building Solutions Is Committed to You During COVID-19

At LP, we understand the challenging dynamics of the building industry—deadlines, limited skilled workforces, potential liabilities, reputa…

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Flame Spread vs. Burn Through vs. Fireproof

While LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing offers both flame-spread and burn-through resistance, it’s importa…

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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, effici…

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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…

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