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Plywood Vs. LP® SmartSide® for Sheds

For years, plywood materials such as T1-11 shed siding have been a top choice for outdoor structures. They can be used for everything from shed flooring and walls to furniture, which makes them a convenient option—but they’re not the only option. Despite plywood being top-of-mind for many, engineered wood products can help boast a greater value when it comes to outdoor structures.
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Learn From Industry Experts: Best Practices for Multigenerational Construction

A multigenerational workforce is not a new concept, but as a new community of tech-savvy builders enters the industry the gap between gener…

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What Does Energy Star Certified Mean?

Environmentally friendly living continues to be top-of-mind for homeowners. Because many want homes that are built for energy efficiency, p…

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Storage and Handling 101: LP Structural Solutions

Before installation begins, proper storage and handling is critical as you receive products onto the jobsite. When products are handled pro…

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When to Choose LP WeatherLogic Vs. LP TechShield for Roof Sheathing

When beginning new construction, many builders often start with the mindset of using traditional or commodity OSB materials. However, when …

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Best Practices for Installing Engineered Wood Siding with Brick

Siding is often a top contender for homeowners looking for ways to refresh their brick exterior or expand their home—and they are looking t…

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When to Use One-Sided LP FlameBlock Versus Two-Sided LP FlameBlock

In the construction process, there are many factors to consider. Among these factors is whether to use one-sided LP® FlameBl…

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Build A Stronger Business with LP® Remodelers Edge

At LP, we value partnering with you to build your business. We seek to provide not only one of the most durable siding materials available,…

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Top 3 Different Types of Clients in Construction

For insight on navigating client concerns and relationships, we called on Brad Leavitt, President at AFT Construction, for his perspective …

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How Should Radiant Barrier Be Installed?

In any home, heat and moisture play a role during construction and long after. LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrie…

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Best Options for Sub-Flooring: LP Legacy VS. LP TopNotch 350

Choosing durable sub-flooring for your projects is crucial to a strong structure and successful build, but finding the right fit for your p…

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The Science Behind Carbon Storage and How It Affects Your Sustainable Builds

Building a sustainable home is a growing aspiration across the country. While net zero home construction tends to concentrate in certain re…

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Updating Multifamily Construction with OnPoint Capital | LP Structural Solutions

Almost 38 million Americans live in multifamily structures, and studies show that the number of U.S. renters in multifamily buildings is co…