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How to Avoid the Four Most Common Siding Installation Mistakes

While LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is easier to install, builders may feel pressured to skip a second look at…

Why Remodelers Should Switch to LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

Are you considering switching to LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding? Many remodelers and installers are anxious abo…

5 Winter Siding Problems to Look for This Winter

Winter is not often a time homeowners associate with exterior house repairs. Between the craze of the holiday season and desire to be indoo…

A Homeowner’s Guide to Siding Terminology

Working with contractors can be a bit nerve-wracking, especially when you’re not familiar with their technical lingo. Like many professions…

What to Do When You Uncover Asbestos

Most re-siding projects are on older homes, so it’s a good bet you’ve seen your share of asbestos siding if you operate in the business of …

Not All Siding Is Created Equal

If you are in the process of selecting the right siding type for your project, it is important to know the differences between the substrat…

What’s the Difference Between Composite vs. Engineered Wood Siding?

When deciding to re-side your home, it can be difficult to get a handle on all the terms. It’s exciting once you start researching siding o…

How Remodelers Sell Value to a Homeowner

Over the past 25 years, Jim Peterson has learned how to sell value to his remodeling customers. Peterson owns Rembrandt Exteriors, LLC in s…

Why More Homeowners Are Choosing Prefinished Siding…And You Should Too

As time fades, so do exterior remodeling trends. One trend we aren’t seeing losing its appeal anytime soon, however, is prefinished siding.…

A Homeowner’s Perspective: How to Navigate the Renovation Planning Process

When considering an exterior remodel, homeowners can often be intimidated by the layers of planning and countless decisions to be made…from…

Siding That’s a Cut Above

Siding installers use many different brands of circular saws, but their preferred saw may not be as important as the siding material they a…

5 Tips for Getting an Accurate Siding Estimate

You’ve noticed your home’s siding could use a face lift. Maybe your siding is cracked, has damaging build-up or perhaps the passage of time…

Trend Alert: Sleek & Smooth Style on the Rise

It’s no surprise that 97% of realtors say that curb appeal is most important to a potential buyer, which makes keeping up with the latest e…

Using the Right Siding for a Modern Farmhouse

In recent years, designers have offered new visions of this classic style and have dubbed it the “modern farmhouse.” Chip and Joanna Gaines…

Infographic: Smooth Siding for Modern and Traditional Styles

Who says you’re limited to your home’s interior when it comes to letting your design personality shine? The power is yours to choose a sidi…

Can You Install Siding Without A Contractor?

If you’re a skilled Do-It-Yourselfer, you can install siding on your own without assistance from a contractor. You would need to carefully …

Trends in Exterior Colors and Materials

“The use of color is widely recognized as an important strategic advantage in successfully marketing new residential developments. Color cr…

Illinois Builder Finds Improved Workability with LP SmartSide

In a recently published case study, LP featured customer Nitti Development and their use of LP® SmartSide® Ce…

Smooth Finish or Cedar Texture: Which Siding Finish Will You Choose?

More and more, homeowners and contractors are becoming aware of the outstanding benefits of installing LP® SmartSide&re…

Get the Beauty of Natural Cedar Texture From Engineered Wood Siding

For decades, remodelers and builders have searched for better house siding options than traditional wood. Although beautiful, traditional w…

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