Maintenance5 min

Signs of Winter Siding Damage | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

The beginning of spring is a great time of year to assess your siding for signs of damage. After a hard winter season with weather concerns such as ice and low temperatures, siding damage from winter and its affects can happen. If missed, small fixable areas of siding damage can turn into larger concerns down the road.
Business Advice3 min
Building With Safer Materials | LP Building Solutions

Construction work has its safety risks, and how you approach construction safety affects your jobsite. Every day on the jobsite presents si…

Business Advice3 min
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…

Trends4 min
2022 House Siding Color Trends | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

With so many options, choosing a color for your home can be tricky. You may want to pick based on trending exterior house colors or to matc…

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Business Advice4 min
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…

Business Advice3 min
Get The Most From Your Trim & Siding Warranty | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

One of the biggest frustrations facing builders and homeowners alike is finding out a minor discrepancy in installation has triggered an ex…

Business Advice5 min
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…

Renovation4 min
How to Achieve a Cohesive Home Addition

Building on to your home is a great way to expand your space without the commitment of a full remodel, but making add-ons look natural can …

Business Advice3 min
How to Install Board and Batten Style Siding | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

The board and batten style has become increasingly popular among homeowners looking for exterior home upgrades. As demand increases, it’s i…

Business Advice4 min
Best Practices for Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While many homeowners are choosing the durable-looking aesthetic of metal roofing materials, choosing the proper type is critical. Among th…

News & Stories5 min
Taking a Look at the Trends and Takeaways from IBS 2022

The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) 2022 just wrapped up and proved to be another successful week of collaboration and networking w…

Trends4 min
How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

In a world that is awakening to the importance of environmental sustainability, many homeowners are becoming more aware of the impacts of t…

Industry Trends5 min
How Climate Change is Shaping the Future of Home Building

They call them “billion-dollar disaster events”—weather- and climate-triggered disasters that result in losses exceeding $1 billion each. I…