Before installation begins, proper storage and handling is critical as you receive products onto the jobsite. When products are handled properly and in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, you can help avoid damage to new products, use what you order, and help ensure that the product will perform as intended once installed.
Let’s take a look at the basics of proper storage and handling for the LP Structural Solutions portfolio as well as a few specifics for each product to keep in mind.
No matter the LP Structural Solutions product, there are a few best practices for keeping your materials in great shape once they arrive on the jobsite and wait for installation. Check out the basics to help ensure your products remain ready to install:
Because the LP Structural Solutions portfolio is a suite of value-added products, there are unique considerations that come with each product when it comes to storage and handling. Let’s review the specific storage and handling instructions for each product that help ensure the product’s features, such as overlays, stay in great shape for installation.
LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing
A great installation doesn’t begin when the first nail is driven—it begins when the product arrives on the jobsite. For the LP Structural Solutions portfolio of products to perform at the highest level, each product must be stored and handled with care. When you begin a build by keeping your product in great condition, you’ll be off to the best start possible.
For more information and complete installation instructions, check out the LP Structural Solutions hub.
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