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A Structural System Approach to Moisture Management

As builders set their sights on constructing more durable, resilient homes, combating moisture concerns—both during and after the build—is critical. Let’s see how professionals are using exterior sheathing as a one part of their moisture management solutions.
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What Architects Need to Know About the Latest LP® FlameBlock® OSB Evaluated Assemblies

Finding the proper fire-resistance-rated OSB assembly that meets code compliance and a building’s structural requirements can be tricky. Th…

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On the Job with LP Construction Service Associate, Isaac Ojeda

We joined Isaac Ojeda, construction service associate at LP Building Solutions, for a day on the job. Ojeda’s role primarily involves keepi…

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Fire-rated Sheathing Installation: Soffit & Eave Details

When it comes to how to install fire-rated OSB sheathing, ensuring the soffit and eave details are aligned with code requirements can be a …

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Energy-Efficient Building Materials For Hot Climates

In hot climates, energy efficiency can be a top concern for homeowners. Increased needs for cooling alone can lead to higher energy costs, …

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Your Guide to LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Accessory Products

Available in 16 prefinished colors, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding can help you br…

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Better Together: Add Strength to Your Sub-Floor System with LP Legacy® Products

When it comes to sub-floor systems, building with products designed to complement one another is critical for a smooth project. That’s why …

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How to Avoid Moisture Intrusion Around Windows

As spring showers ramp up, moisture can become a big concern both during and after construction. Properly installing flashing for windows i…

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Tighter Building Envelopes

Overall, improvements in building envelopes have helped homeowners benefit from greater protection against moisture. Builders are able to c…

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How is the Past Impacting the Future of the Building Industry?

As a leader in building solutions, LP Structural Solutions is consistently moving in the direction of greater resiliency. Each innovative b…

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Preparing for the Main Selling Season

Coming off an unprecedented year, the busiest season for selling siding is almost underway! COVID-19 is still a significant consideration a…

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LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Installation Problems to Avoid in Cathedral or Vaulted Ceiling Designs

Recently, homes are trending toward smaller, more compact sizes. Using extra-tall, cathedral or vaulted ceilings can create the illusion of…

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Plywood vs. OSB: Protecting Sub-Flooring From Rain

When it comes to installing sub-flooring, one concern rises to the top for many professionals: rain. No matter your geographical area, deal…