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Industry Trends3 min
Building Trends: Choosing Fire-Rated OSB for Deck Wrap Texas Donut Construction

Population growth in many U.S. cities is fueling the rise of a different building design within its urban and suburban areas. This demand f…

Business Advice3 min
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…

News & Stories3 min
Structural Solutions for Fire-Resistant Building

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

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…

News & Stories3 min
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 …

Business Advice3 min
What Architects Need to Know About the Latest LP® FlameBlock® OSB Evaluated Assemblies

Finding the proper fire-resistance-rated OSB assembly that meets code compliance and a building’s structural requirements can be tricky. Th…

Business Advice4 min
Fire-rated Sheathing Installation: Soffit & Eave Details

When it comes to how to install fire-rated OSB sheathing, ensuring the soffit and eave details are aligned with code requirements can be a …

News & Stories4 min
How is the Past Impacting the Future of the Building Industry?

As a leader in building solutions, LP Structural Solutions is consistently moving in the direction of greater resiliency. Each innovative b…

News & Stories6 min
LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding: Part of a WUI-Compliant Solution

Many might assume engineered wood products wouldn’t be a good choice for wildfire-prone regions, but they can be part of a WUI-compliant so…

Industry Trends4 min
Flame Spread vs. Burn Through vs. Fireproof

While LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing offers both flame-spread and burn-through resistance, it’s importa…

Industry Trends12 min
Today's Smaller, Tighter Lot Size Focuses More Attention on Fire Separation Distance

It’s no secret that many developers, architects, and home and multifamily builders are reducing lot size as one way hold down housing costs…

Inspiration7 min
LP® FlameBlock® OSB: Perfect Fit For Today's Smaller Homes

According to Metrostudy, the average home size in the nation’s top 15 housing markets has declined over the past two years. The biggest dip…

5 Hobbyists That Should Have a Backyard Workshop

If you have a serious hobby, you don’t want to be stuck in a musty basement or have to carve out space in your cramped garage just to be ab…