Industry Trends3 min

Beauty Behind the Walls: Helping Homeowners Achieve Sustainable Net Zero Energy Builds

Homebuyers across the country are looking for definitive ways to achieve extreme efficiency. While some want energy efficiency, others are setting their sights on net zero energy homes. This trend isn’t limited to areas within the U.S. and Canada that are mandating or suggesting net zero energy building. It’s also for those who want a stable energy bill and want to reduce their carbon footprint and emphasize sustainable living.
Curb Appeal3 min
Exterior Home Color Ideas with Lasting Appeal

Choosing colors for your home can be a difficult decision. You may be deciding between the basics or an out-of-the-box combination. You may…

Business Advice3 min
Shed Construction: Materials Make All the Difference

As sheds continue to be used for much more than storage, durability remains one of the most important considerations for shed builders. No …

Business Advice3 min
2021 Building Regulatory Update

The building industry is a complex regulatory landscape with varied codes and requirements by state. Competing priorities, such as meeting …

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News & Stories4 min
Shed Builder Spotlight: Matthew Black, Black's Buildings

We spoke with Matthew Black, founder of Black’s Buildings in Lebanon, Tenn., for insight on shed trends, how demand has increased, and the …

Curb Appeal3 min
9 Exterior Home Design Ideas

Creating curb appeal for your home offers an exciting opportunity to bring your personal style to life. Beyond choosing a great engineered …

Practical Advice for Combatting High Humidity in Construction

Persistent rain is certainly frustrating on a jobsite, as excessive moisture causes delays and increases costs. Add heat and excessive humi…

Business Advice3 min
Vertical Siding Options and Benefits with LP® SmartSide® Siding

LP® SmartSide® vertical siding provides a durable, versatile option for builders interested in providing thei…

Industry Trends2 min
When to Use Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring According to the Pros

With many sub-flooring options on the market, building professionals must weigh their options and make a decision that can be tough when co…

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…

Maintenance3 min
How to Prepare for a Re-Side with LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

If you haven’t gone through it before, the siding installation process can be full of unknowns. From weighing the types of siding and costs…

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 …

Business Advice2 min
Proven Productivity: Primed LP® SmartSide® Trim & Lap Siding Installs 30% Faster Than Fiber Cement

As a builder, it can be difficult to trust product claims without proof. With LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, w…