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Business Advice5 min
Everything You Need to Know About Outside Corners

As a builder, you are often looking for ways to make the most of your time on the jobsite while still delivering excellent workmanship—and …

Industry Trends5 min
How Climate Change is Shaping the Future of Home Building

They call them “billion-dollar disaster events”—weather- and climate-triggered disasters that result in losses exceeding $1 billion each. I…

Trends4 min
2022 Home Siding Trends | LP Building Solutions

It’s a new year—and perhaps also time for new siding! The start of a new year always brings resolutions and goals, and when it comes to you…

Business Advice4 min
The Value of a Single Manufacturer

With the rise in popularity of homebuilding TV shows and access to an abundance of exterior products and accessories, homeowners are more a…

Industry Trends5 min
Tighter Building Envelopes

Overall, improvements in building envelopes have helped homeowners benefit from greater protection against moisture. Builders are able to c…

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…

Renovation6 min
Selecting LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding with Liz Marie Galvan

Re-siding your home is a significant investment and a long-term decision on your home’s look. One of the first steps to siding a house is c…

Renovation6 min
How to Repair or Replace Rotted Siding

In this guide from LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, you’ll learn how to replace rotted siding on a house and how…

News & Stories5 min
Using APA Structural I Rated Sheathing: Building With LP Structural Solutions for Added Strength

When the build requires greater strength, look for an OSB roof and wall sheathing that is APA Structural I Rated Sheathing—also known as St…

Business Advice4 min
Seasoned Pro Answers 4 Common Questions With LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding Tips

Let’s catch up with Tim Uhler, who leads the popular Instagram channel Awesome Framers and carpentry at Pioneer Builders, to address a few …

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…

News & Stories5 min
Bugs vs. Siding: How to Spot and Prevent Damage

Bugs in wood siding, whether behind engineered wood siding or in traditional wood products, aren’t just troublesome for homeowners—building…

News & Stories5 min
Helping to Prevent Squeaky Floors With Stronger Materials

No matter which flooring materials homeowners choose for their building and remodeling projects, builders must plan carefully from the sub-…