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A Deep Dive Into R-Values in Construction

Whether you’re building net zero homes, focusing on energy efficiency or meeting local code when constructing single-family homes, it’s imp…

Business Advice5 min
What Does Energy Star Certified Mean?

Environmentally friendly living continues to be top-of-mind for homeowners. Because many want homes that are built for energy efficiency, p…

Business Advice5 min
When to Use Insulated OSB Sheathing | LP Structural Solutions

There are many insulation options available, including traditional batting, cellulose, fiberglass and mineral wool. While building codes ty…

Industry Trends6 min
What is Sheathing Tape and Why Do I Need It?

Sheathing tape is a relatively new asset to the homebuilder’s toolbox. But like most innovations, it’s hard to imagine any professional tod…

Industry Trends3 min
Beauty Behind the Walls: Helping Homeowners Achieve Sustainable Net Zero Energy Builds

Homebuyers across the country are looking for definitive ways to achieve extreme efficiency. While some want energy efficiency, others are …

Industry Trends3 min
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…

News & Stories4 min
Your Guide to LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Accessory Products

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

Business Advice5 min
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…

News & Stories3 min
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…

Industry Trends4 min
IBSx 2021: Looking at Top Trends, Takeaways and Innovation

The 2021 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) took on a new format this year. The entire event took place virtually through engaging onl…

Inspiration4 min
Oregon Music Garage, Part 2: Stumpenhorst Finishes Exterior With LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding for a Sleek, Bold Look

With a few other LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding projects under his belt, contractor Kyle Stumpenhorst knew this…

Business Advice6 min
How Can Engineered Wood Help Reduce Jobsite Waste?

To make their practices more sustainable, many building professionals work to incorporate wood building products into their projects. Howev…

News & Stories3 min
LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding Installs 22% Faster: Proven Durability in Today’s Changing Market

As a building industry professional, recent market changes have likely impacted the way your business operates. As you adjust to a new norm…