News & Stories3 min

Craig Miles on the Resilience of Structural Solutions Building Materials

The durability of building materials and components is steadily evolving over time as more attention is focused on the strength of building materials and resilience in construction. The LP Structural Solutions portfolio helps contribute to the structural integrity and durability of homes. We talked with Craig Miles, Director of OSB Sales & Marketing at LP Building Solutions, to learn industry insights, where the LP Structural Solutions portfolio is going, and construction trends and opportunities for the future.
Inspiration3 min
How to Create Curb Appeal with Soffit, Siding and Trim

Many of your clients may not consider the value—or impact—that soffit can have on their home. They may focus on siding and trim, while soff…

Renovation2 min
Master the Steps to Re-Siding a House with Our Re-Siding Prep Worksheet

There are many factors to consider: the cost to put new siding on a house, hiring a siding contractor, and choosing the most durable siding…

News & Stories3 min
Sustainable Construction with LP Building Solutions

As homeowners become increasingly dedicated to sustainable solutions for their homes, building professionals must also respond by improving…

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Business Advice3 min
A Structural System Approach to Moisture Management

As builders set their sights on constructing more durable, resilient homes, combating moisture concerns—both during and after the build—is …

Business Advice3 min
What Architects Need to Know About the Latest LP® FlameBlock® OSB Evaluated Assemblies

Finding the proper fire-resistance-rated OSB assembly that meets code compliance and a building’s structural requirements can be tricky. Th…

News & Stories3 min
On the Job with LP Construction Service Associate, Isaac Ojeda

We joined Isaac Ojeda, construction service associate at LP Building Solutions, for a day on the job. Ojeda’s role primarily involves keepi…

Outdoor Living3 min
Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist: How to Get Your Backyard Ready for Spring

Move aside, Old Man Winter—it’s officially springtime. Could your home’s exterior use some sprucing up before you’re officially ready to so…

Business Advice4 min
Fire-rated Sheathing Installation: Soffit & Eave Details

When it comes to how to install fire-rated OSB sheathing, ensuring the soffit and eave details are aligned with code requirements can be a …

Business Advice4 min
Energy-Efficient Building Materials For Hot Climates

In hot climates, energy efficiency can be a top concern for homeowners. Increased needs for cooling alone can lead to higher energy costs, …

Maintenance3 min
How Do You Clean Exterior Wood Siding?

Thanks to the quality of the factory finishing process, prefinished LP® SmartSide® engineered wood siding opt…

News & Stories4 min
Your Guide to LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Accessory Products

Available in 16 prefinished colors, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding can help you br…