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How To Choose Between Radiant Barrier Sheathing And Spray Foam Insulation

If you’re a builder weighing the choice between radiant barrier sheathing and spray foam insulation for reducing attic heat, there are many factors to consider. LP recommends that you consult an energy rater to determine which option provides the most value for your application.
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Why Architects Value LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing in Multifamily Design

With its design flexibility, strength and cost-saving benefits, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing has beco…

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Building Your Business in the Building Materials Industry

Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA) published a study painting a rosy picture of the future of the global construction materials market. A…

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Dealers, Go Beyond the Basics to Sell Builders on Premium Siding Materials

Dealers who sell premium, high-quality materials such as LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding must master the art of …

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The LP® SmartSide® Online Training Program: Upping Efficiency to Help Eliminate Call-Backs

It goes without saying that more training helps prepare installers by giving them the information they need to install siding correctly. Th…

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Best Practices for Onboarding New Hires in Construction

Though the construction labor market is currently tight, there are many qualified candidates seeking the unique opportunities that employme…

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Tackling Construction Labor Shortages with Simplified Building Methods

For developers, builders and contractors the labor shortage is significant: The construction industry lost 1.5 million jobs during the rece…

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Marketing Tips: Gearing Up for the Spring Busy Season

With the busy remodeling season just around the corner, remodelers are gearing up to lock down leads, kick off projects and work longer day…

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High-Performance Roofs and Attics Require Exceptional Teamwork

They say that “the future arrives first” in California—and its Title 24 codes are indeed propelling America toward a Zero Net Energy future…

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5 Big Benefits Our Manufacturer’s Warranty Brings Your Business

LP® SmartSide® trim and siding products are backed by one of the most competitive warranties on the market, t…

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What NOT to Expect: Instant Adoption of 2018 I-Codes

Every three years, the International Code Council updates its International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) – …

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How to Save Money on Expensive Fiber Cement Cutting Tools

If you’re a contractor, you know that working with fiber cement siding requires expensive tools. Save yourself time and money by choosing t…

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How Dealers Can Work With Brand Partners to Bolster Marketing Efforts

As the housing market continues on an upswing, industry professionals should develop a sound marketing plan to ensure they can tackle as mu…

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

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, termite infestations impact more than 600,000 homes each year in the United States, causin…

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LP® SmartSide® Product Line Now Available on the HOVER 3D Platform

3D technology continues to shake up the construction industry in exciting ways, and now this innovation is changing the way contractors and…

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Four Online Visualizer Tools Every R&R Pro Should Know

Kicking off an exterior home remodeling project can be both exciting and very overwhelming for your client. When flipping through design ma…