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Business Advice4 min
Best House Sheathing for Cold Climates

With temperatures dropping, insulation and protecting new construction against the elements are top of mind. Of course, builders must consi…

Business Advice3 min
Installation Advice: Should Wall Sheathing Overlap Foundation?

Whether most of your construction projects use engineered wood, plywood or OSB, proper wall sheathing installation helps protect the home f…

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
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 Advice4 min
Does a Radiant Barrier Really Work?

Homebuyers have shifted toward energy-efficient new homes in recent years with energy efficiency among one of the most sought-after traits …

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…

Business Advice5 min
Plywood vs. OSB: Protecting Sub-Flooring From Rain

When it comes to installing sub-flooring, one concern rises to the top for many professionals: rain. No matter your geographical area, deal…

Inspiration4 min
OSB vs. Plywood

In the battle for market share, a 10% advantage is considered significant. For example, Lexus has about a 10% greater market share than Inf…

Inspiration11 min
More with Less: Code-Compliant OSB Sheathing with Structural Performance Characteristics

Meeting fire codes in zero-lot-line applications, Type III buildings, load-bearing party walls, and roof deck firewalls require fire- resis…

LP OSB ZB Family of Products Provides Structural Roof, Floor and Wall Solutions Engineered for Hawaii

Earlier this year, LP Building Products, the No. 1 OSB producer and leader in strand technology, introduced a line of OSB products with zin…