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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 project. While removing siding can be a fairly quick process, it’s not uncommon to discover siding installation mistakes that could lead to much more extensive repairs.
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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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Remodeling Historic Homes: Best Practices for Earning More Leads

If you’re interested in historic home renovation and want to improve the flow of profitable leads, consider aligning and working more close…

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Combating Moisture between the Structure and Cladding

Spring kicks off the home building season and in some parts of the country the season brings rainy weather, posing serious challenges both …

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Proving Not All Radiant Barriers Offer The Same Advantages

Radiant barriers are a tremendous value in warmer Southern climates, helping reduce radiant energy from heating the attic that result in lo…

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How to Avoid the Four Most Common Siding Installation Mistakes

While LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is easier to install, builders may feel pressured to skip a second look at…

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Predictions for 2020 from LP Execs

The homebuilding industry is always changing, thanks to housing trends, shifts in buyer preferences, new technologies and even finance opti…

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Why Remodelers Should Switch to LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

Are you considering switching to LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding? Many remodelers and installers are anxious abo…

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Top 5 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry in 2020

Each year, innovations and issues emerge that impact the construction industry, and this year is no exception. While it’s just the start of…

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Five Best Practices to Build Your Business

Whether you’re starting a new homebuilding or remodeling business or if you just want to build on an existing, successful company, growing …

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Increase Business with the LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program

With new projects typically leveling off near the holidays, December and January are ideal months for spending time improving the financial…

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What to Do When You Uncover Asbestos

Most re-siding projects are on older homes, so it’s a good bet you’ve seen your share of asbestos siding if you operate in the business of …

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How to Sell Value in Construction

On custom homes, builders and developers sometimes avoid value-added building materials for a variety of reasons. They might veto those pro…

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Not All Siding Is Created Equal

If you are in the process of selecting the right siding type for your project, it is important to know the differences between the substrat…

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Top 5 Time Management Tips for Building Professionals

If you had one project that underperformed within the past few years, you’re not alone. KPMG’s 2016 Global Construction Survey found most p…