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Storage and Handling 101: LP Structural Solutions

Before installation begins, proper storage and handling is critical as you receive products onto the jobsite. When products are handled pro…

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When to Choose LP WeatherLogic Vs. LP TechShield for Roof Sheathing

When beginning new construction, many builders often start with the mindset of using traditional or commodity OSB materials. However, when …

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Updating Multifamily Construction with OnPoint Capital | LP Structural Solutions

Almost 38 million Americans live in multifamily structures, and studies show that the number of U.S. renters in multifamily buildings is co…

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Water-Resistant Roof Sheathing for Sloped Roofs | LP Structural Solutions

While many homeowners focus on the roof as an extension of the home’s design and curb appeal, builders know a roofing system is the first l…

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Wall Sheathing for High-Wind & Hurricane Areas | LP Structural Solutions

When you’re working in an area of the country that is prone to high winds—or even hurricanes—structural strength for your builds is critica…

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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…

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Are Premium OSB Products Worth It? | LP Building Solutions

When beginning new construction, many builders start with the mindset of using commodity OSB. But sometimes following a discussion on floor…

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House Sheathing for Cold Climates | LP Building Solutions

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…