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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 regions, the need for sustainable building materials is increasing across the entire country.
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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…

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How is Engineered Wood Made? | LP Building Solutions

When it comes to wood products, all builders want to make sure they’re using the best options available. That’s where engineered wood comes…

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Building With Safer Materials | LP Building Solutions

Construction work has its safety risks, and how you approach construction safety affects your jobsite. Every day on the jobsite presents si…

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Water-Resistant Roof Sheathing for Sloped Roofs | LP Structural Solutions

While many homeowners focus on the roof as an extension of the home’s design and curb appeal, builders know a roofing system is the first l…

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Wall Sheathing for High-Wind & Hurricane Areas | LP Structural Solutions

When you’re working in an area of the country that is prone to high winds—or even hurricanes—structural strength for your builds is critica…

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Get The Most From Your Trim & Siding Warranty | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

One of the biggest frustrations facing builders and homeowners alike is finding out a minor discrepancy in installation has triggered an ex…

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When to Use Insulated OSB Sheathing | LP Structural Solutions

There are many insulation options available, including traditional batting, cellulose, fiberglass and mineral wool. While building codes ty…

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How to Install Board and Batten Style Siding | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

The board and batten style has become increasingly popular among homeowners looking for exterior home upgrades. As demand increases, it’s i…

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Best Practices for Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While many homeowners are choosing the durable-looking aesthetic of metal roofing materials, choosing the proper type is critical. Among th…

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Taking a Look at the Trends and Takeaways from IBS 2022

The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) 2022 just wrapped up and proved to be another successful week of collaboration and networking w…

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How Climate Change is Shaping the Future of Home Building

They call them “billion-dollar disaster events”—weather- and climate-triggered disasters that result in losses exceeding $1 billion each. I…

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Advice from the Pros: Building with LP® SmartSide® Accessories

When it comes to installing lap siding many pros rely on one of the most durable siding solutions on the market, LP® SmartSi…