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Renovation5 min
Can You Paint Siding?

We’ve put together a quick guide for the inside scoop on how to paint siding (like LP® SmartSide® Trim & Sidi…

Industry Trends5 min
Managing Moisture Behind Board and Batten Siding

While board and batten siding is typically made of wood, it can also be made from vinyl, fiber cement or even steel. But if you’re worried …

Curb Appeal4 min
What Are the Top Color Trends for Resale Value?

When you’re re-siding your home, it’s important to consider how your design choices will impact your home’s resale value. While the materia…

Curb Appeal4 min
How to Choose Trim to Customize Your Home

The unique way you incorporate trim and siding around windows and doors can take an otherwise typical home to the next level—and protect it…

Renovation6 min
Exterior Home Upgrade Ideas

From trending exterior house colors such as bold, saturated hues to the growing popularity of smooth siding texture, homeowners have been f…

Curb Appeal4 min
How-to Guide: Create Stunning Siding & Brick Color Combinations

If you’re choosing new siding to go with your brick, selecting the best siding color combinations can be a challenge. It’s easy to feel ove…

Trends3 min
A Mid-Year Look at 2020’s Top Exterior Home Trends

We’re halfway through 2020, and what better time to see how the exterior trends forecasted earlier this year are holding up? In this blog w…

Best Color & Siding Options for Tudor-style Homes

Tudor-style architecture looks like it was created from the pages of a romantic storybook, intertwining medieval charm with a quaint Englis…

A Look at Modern Southern Home Trends in Design

Many consider a Southern style house to be one that looks like it’s been standing for generations, even if it was recently built. Modern So…

Trends3 min
The Board and Batten Aesthetic Explained

If you’re looking to create long-term curb appeal through a remodel, few home designs compare to the timeless aesthetic of board and batten…

Trends4 min
Design Focus: A-frame Homes

Over the years, A-frame house designs have become an icon for getaway vacation homes stowed away in the mountains or nestled next to lakes.…

Curb Appeal3 min
Deep Dive: Best Exterior Choices for Cape Cod Homes

Cape Cod–style homes are among America’s favorite residences because of their simple, yet charming cottage design. The style emerged during…

Maintenance4 min
Home Updates to Help Resale Value Across Generations

As baby boomers head into a new life milestone, they’re looking to downsize from their large, elaborate houses in the suburbs. However, man…

Industry Trends4 min
Why Premium Sub-Floors Are Making the Biggest Floor Trends Look Better

Sub-floors are often an overlooked part of a home build, especially since the flooring system isn’t visible to homeowners. But builders and…

News & Stories3 min
Watch: LP on Making It with Amy Poehler & Nick Offerman

It’s no secret there is an increasing trend of sheds being transformed into alternative uses such as backyard getaways, hobby hideouts and …

Trends4 min
Everything You Need to Know About Board & Batten Siding

Board and batten style siding is enjoying a resurgence as a way to create visual interest in an otherwise blank wall. So, what is “board an…