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When beginning new construction, many builders often start with the mindset of using traditional or commodity OSB materials. However, when homebuyers demand certain elements to be built into their home—including sustainability, energy efficiency, resiliency and overall performance—builders often shift to designing with premium building materials.
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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…

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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…