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Your clients may not often see the bones of their home, so they may not be aware of the benefits that come from your choice of added-value framing and sheathing products. Furthermore, you may be used to discussing exterior options, such as siding and color, with your clients but not as practiced with sharing the features of the other products you choose.
Inspiration7 min
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…

Inspiration5 min
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 …

News & Stories5 min
The Fine Homebuilding Podcast: Kyle Stumpenhorst and Neil Freidberg Discuss the Technology Behind LP Structural Solutions Products

Recently, Neil Freidberg, Building Science Manager at LP Building Solutions, and Kyle Stumpenhorst of RR Buildings joined Fine Homebuilding…

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Industry Trends5 min
Sub-Floor for Heavy Tile Installation: Sub-Floor Materials for Tile

Many of the most popular floor trends in new home construction and remodeling are heavy porcelain, ceramic and stone floor tile. While thes…

Industry Trends6 min
Embodied Carbon Emissions in Buildings: Ways to Measure and Reduce Carbon Emissions

While many in the construction industry are focusing on building net zero, or zero energy ready, homes and improving sustainability and res…

Industry Trends7 min
A Guide to Passive House Construction

According to the Passive House Institute, passive houses save up to 90% of space heating- and cooling-related energy compared with typical …

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Building Enclosure Podcast: Craig Miles Talks Diversity in Construction

For building professionals, listening to and learning from experts on construction industry podcasts is a key way to grow in the field, exp…

Business Advice6 min
How to Lower Costs and Handle Construction Labor Shortages on the Jobsite

As an ongoing result of the COVID-19 pandemic, construction supply chain challenges have resulted in increased costs of building materials …

Industry Trends7 min
A Guide to Siding Corners

As home builders, it’s critical to find ways to deliver top-tier building solutions for your clients while remaining efficient. This helps …

Business Advice6 min
Horizontal Property Regimes: How to Help Prevent Row Home Fires

The trend to live near downtown hasn’t waned in recent years. However, finding empty lots to construct new houses continues to pose a chall…

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How to Install Insulation Sheathing with LP® NovaCore Thermal Insulated Sheathing

New to the LP® Structural Solutions portfolio, LP® NovaCore® Thermal Insulated Sheathing is a …

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How to Engage Design Conscious Construction Clients

With an abundance of inspiration at their disposal, clients may have design goals that exceed their budget. We talked to building professio…