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News & Stories4 min
Structural Solutions for Roofs in Wet Climates

Because moisture concerns are common across the United States, water-resistive roof underlayment is critical for any build. To help combat …

News & Stories6 min
Water and Wood: Managing Moisture and Structural Materials

Let’s examine the impact of water on wood building materials, how products from the LP Structural Solutions product portfolio can help you …

News & Stories5 min
Oregon Music Garage Part 1: Kyle Stumpenhorst Chooses LP Structural Solutions for Resiliency

Contractor Kyle Stumpenhorst’s latest project in partnership with LP Building Solutions is the Oregon Music Garage in Oregon, Illinois. Aft…

Maintenance5 min
Protecting Your Siding During Hurricane Season

If you live or are looking to build a home in an area that’s vulnerable to seasonal hurricanes—Florida, the Gulf Coast or the Eastern Seabo…

Business Advice4 min
How To Protect Builds Against Rainy Climates

While many builders resort to flexible timing and weather contingency clauses to successfully navigate wet weather construction, they are s…

Business Advice5 min
Defend Your Build In Time For Storm Seasons

Managing inclement weather in construction and avoiding costly delays in project timelines are some of the most important challenges faced …

Business Advice11 min
Did You Know? LP® SmartSide® Siding Can Be Used in High-Wind Areas

Summer is here, which means wind-driven rain and flying debris could soon be on the horizon. If you live near the Texas Gulf Coast or anoth…

Making Sub-Floors More Moisture-Resistant

It’s important for the sub-flooring in new homes to handle heavy rain volume, but it must also have sufficient time to dry during periods o…

Inspiration4 min
Why You Can Believe in LP® SmartSide®, Part 4: Tested For Toughness

LP® SmartSide® siding options withstand impact from airborne debris and everyday bumps better than many other…

Business Advice2 min
Efflorescence and How It Affects Siding

Efflorescence is a fact of life with most types of concrete, stucco and masonry. Each of these materials is very porous and will absorb any…