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Proven Productivity: Primed LP® SmartSide® Trim & Lap Siding Installs 30% Faster Than Fiber Cement

As a builder, it can be difficult to trust product claims without proof. With LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, we’ve prioritized substantiating our claims. When you’re looking for the most durable siding options that will help you use your resources well, you need to know the claims a manufacturer makes are going to mean something to you—on the jobsite and when it comes to your bottom line.
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Building for Indoor Air Quality

The issue of indoor air quality and overall building health is becoming more prevalent than ever. With building standards such as LEED bein…

7 Exterior Door Trim Ideas for Home Upgrades

The front door of a home is typically where a homeowner’s style shines. Whether it’s through a unique door color or decorations that welcom…

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8 UL Fire-Rated Assemblies and Intertek-Listed Fire-Rated Walls You Should Know

Finding the proper code-compliant fire-rated wall assembly for wood frame construction is a challenge. That challenge grows even more compl…

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Structural Solutions for Fire-Resistant Building

For most builders and architects across the country, incorporating resiliency for their homeowners means selecting building materials that …

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7 Garage Door Trim Ideas for Exterior Home Upgrades

Working with your clients to achieve the curb appeal they want for their home is crucial for the success of any siding project, whether on …

Your Complete Guide to LP® FlameBlock® Flame-Resistant Assemblies

Meeting code is just one of the many versatile benefits of LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing. Combining st…

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How to Network as a Professional in the Construction Industry

Networking for construction professionals can be a challenge. Not only are builders contending with busier-than-ever schedules, many who al…

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How Does Sustainable Building Affect the Construction Industry?

As new data and construction practices shape the building industry, sustainable construction takes on new and improved forms based on expan…

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On the Job With LP Construction Service Manager Scott Johnson

Today, we’re joining Scott Johnson, Construction Service Manager at LP Building Solutions, for a day on the job. Johnson’s primary role is …

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Talking LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding with Trinh Le, Head of Siding Marketing

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is one of the most durable siding solutions on the market, and it represents a g…

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Craig Miles on the Resilience of Structural Solutions Building Materials

The durability of building materials and components is steadily evolving over time as more attention is focused on the strength of building…

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How to Create Curb Appeal with Soffit, Siding and Trim

Many of your clients may not consider the value—or impact—that soffit can have on their home. They may focus on siding and trim, while soff…