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LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Wins Over Pros in Online Remodeling Project

Professional Remodeler kicked off its Model ReModel West project, illustrating best practices in construction and remodeling. LP®<…

Business Advice3 min
When to Replace Siding: Preparing & Navigating the Process

As a residential remodeler, anticipating the potential issues that could lurk beneath old siding is key to planning an efficient re-siding …

Maintenance4 min
Home Updates to Help Resale Value Across Generations

As baby boomers head into a new life milestone, they’re looking to downsize from their large, elaborate houses in the suburbs. However, man…

Industry Trends4 min
Why Premium Sub-Floors Are Making the Biggest Floor Trends Look Better

Sub-floors are often an overlooked part of a home build, especially since the flooring system isn’t visible to homeowners. But builders and…

Business Advice3 min
8 Common Sub-Floor Installation Mistakes

Flooring is only as good as the sub-flooring supporting it. If the sub-flooring is not dry enough or hasn’t been properly cleaned a variety…

Industry Trends3 min
Answer Demand for Urban Living: Best Practices for Tall and Skinny Housing Builds

Many U.S. cities are experiencing population booms, and their new residents are demanding to live closer to the city’s core. This home buil…

Business Advice3 min
Remodeling Historic Homes: Best Practices for Earning More Leads

If you’re interested in historic home renovation and want to improve the flow of profitable leads, consider aligning and working more close…

LP House Part 3: Kyle Stumpenhorst and Jordan Smith Reflect on Value of the LP Products

With the LP House construction nearing completion, contractors Kyle Stumpenhorst of @rrbuildings and Jordan Smith of @jordansmithbuilds sat…

Renovation5 min
Homeowner’s Guide to Remodeling a Historic Home

The story behind your home offers a fascinating glimpse into the people who lived in it as well as how your home fits into the larger story…

LP House Part 2: Kyle Stumpenhorst and Jordan Smith Install LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding

In December, contractors Kyle Stumpenhorst of @rrbuildings and Jordan Smith of @jordansmithbuilds began construction on a modern farmhouse …

Trends3 min
Mixing Siding with Different Exterior Textures

Mixing different types of siding can give your home individuality and visual appeal, but it can also be difficult to execute correctly with…

Industry Trends4 min
Top 5 Benefits of Using Prefinished Siding

The demand for prefinished siding has grown steadily since its introduction decades ago. However, it has gained momentum specifically withi…

Inspiration5 min
Most Popular Home Styles by Region

From Cape Cods in the Northeast to modern houses overlooking the Pacific, you can often tell where you are in the U.S. by the most popular …

News & Stories3 min
LP House Part 1: Kyle Stumpenhorst and Jordan Smith team up to build LP House from the ground up

Last month, contractors Kyle Stumpenhorst of @rrbuildings and Jordan Smith of @jordansmithbuilds teamed up to build a modern farmhouse in B…

Business Advice4 min
Predictions for 2020 from LP Execs

The homebuilding industry is always changing, thanks to housing trends, shifts in buyer preferences, new technologies and even finance opti…

Business Advice6 min
How to Sell Value in Construction

On custom homes, builders and developers sometimes avoid value-added building materials for a variety of reasons. They might veto those pro…

Industry Trends5 min
Solutions for the Starter Home Shortage

The supply of modestly priced starter homes continues to drop nationwide. A recent report by Realtor.com found that the number of homes pri…

What Single-Family Designers Can Learn From Multifamily Projects

Frank Anton, vice chairman emeritus of Hanley Wood, recently wrote an interesting article urging single-family builders to look to multifam…

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