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“Best” means something different for every builder, but there are some universal qualifiers among builders looking for the best siding on the market. Jobsite efficiency, product durability and client satisfaction are on that list. At LP, we have the privilege of working with skilled building professionals around the country who have chosen LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding for their builds time and again because they believe it to be the best on the market.
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House Renovations: Adding Continuous Insulative Sheathing To Home Additions

Home additions not only provide extra living space, but they also give homeowners the chance to tackle issues they’re unhappy about in thei…

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6 Must-Haves for Resilient Construction

There’s no question builders want their homes to endure. But times are changing, and the opportunities to look fondly upon a home you’ve bu…

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How to Choose Trim & Siding Widths

Have you ever been particularly enamored by one house and rather ambivalent toward another—even though they look practically the same? One …

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Pro Tips to Taking Advantage of Extra Time During Slower Building Seasons

As winter approaches, it is typical for there to be a lull in builds and business. With a slower schedule comes the opportunity to maximize…

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Small Home Design Ideas: Best Exterior Colors for Your Custom Smaller Home

You’re likely building more smaller houses than you were about five years ago. Homeowners across the country want affordability, energy eff…

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Gable End Siding: Ideas, Options & Installation Tips

New trends in house siding often go beyond different styles and siding color ideas. Many of your clients will be interested in how to creat…

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7 Garage Door Trim Ideas for Exterior Home Upgrades

Working with your clients to achieve the curb appeal they want for their home is crucial for the success of any siding project, whether on …

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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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How to Use LP SkillBuilder: Your Resource Hub for LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

Packed with engineered wood siding installation instructions, siding tips and more, this portal serves as LP’s 24 hour support for building…

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Oregon Music Garage, Part 2: Stumpenhorst Finishes Exterior With LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding for a Sleek, Bold Look

With a few other LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding projects under his belt, contractor Kyle Stumpenhorst knew this…

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What Is the Difference Between Trim vs. Fascia?

When it comes to exterior cladding, homes require more than siding to protect them from the elements. Fascia and trim are two key elements …

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Top LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding Virtual Resources to Help You Build Better

In today’s landscape of high competition and new ways of interacting with clients, easy-to-access virtual resources have become even more i…