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As Termites Spread Into Northern States, Termite-Resistant Products Become Crucial

Termites are migrating farther north. Researchers at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have predicted that the United St…

Backyard Lighting Basics to Enhance Your Space

As summer days shorten and the daylight disappears earlier, you will need to rely on backyard lighting to enjoy your outdoor living area on…

Maintenance8 min

The LP® SmartGuard® Process: Providing Protection to the Core

You want your exterior siding to last … and last, and last – regardless of the climate you live in. That’s why all LP® SmartSide® products …

Renovation9 min

Shed Shopping 101: What to Ask, Where to Buy

You’re tired of the garage clutter. You need a storage shed to protect your stuff and help you get your life organized. But there are so ma…

News & Stories7 min

Shed Builder Spotlight: Fisher Barns

LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® is proud to be a preferred materials supplier for Fisher Barns, located in Abbeville, South Carolina. Fishe…

Renovation10 min

5 Myths About Engineered Wood Siding Debunked

You shouldn’t believe everything you hear, especially when it comes to engineered wood siding. At LP, our experts love to educate contracto…

Renovation5 min

Traditional Wood Siding vs. Engineered Wood Siding: The Big Differences

If you are considering siding materials and you love the authentic look of wood, your next step is to decide between traditional wood sidin…

Business Advice2 min

Striving for Excellence in Building Safety

Earlier this month, our Director of Health and Safety Keith Harned wrote a guest post for ProBuilder’s “Point of View” blog. With May bein…

Renovation4 min

Vinyl vs. Engineered Wood Siding: The Big Differences

An Ohio-based plastics manufacturer was the first company to produce vinyl home siding in the 1950s. Early versions of the material suffere…

LP Building Solutions Year In Review

With only a few days left before the New Year, 2015 is officially coming to a close. After such an exciting year at LP, we wanted to take t…

Renovation9 min

Fiber Cement vs. Engineered Wood Siding: The Big Differences

Fiber cement siding has been around since the early twentieth century and began gaining in popularity in the U.S. in the mid-1980s. Enginee…

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