Industry Trends5 min
Builders know their work and understand the best methods of construction and timelines, yet many find it challenging to figure out how to affect change in the industry. As an authority in the industry, is there a way to spread your knowledge? Here’s a primer on ways you can train the next generation and even drive immediate change in the industry.
Business Advice6 min
Adapting to Building Codes: How LP Structural Solutions Can Help Builders Succeed

What are some of the more specific building codes the U.S.? And how do U.S. climate zones reflect those codes? We spoke with Neil Freidberg…

Business Advice8 min
Risk Factor® By First Street Foundation®: A Better Way to Calculate Property Risk

While avoiding extreme weather’s damaging effects is impossible, it is possible to reduce your overall risk with proper assessment and prep…

Business Advice6 min
How LP Structural Solutions Products Protect a Home Investment

Fixtures, finishes, curb appeal—this is what homeowners care about most, right? At face value it may seem that way, but when you’ve investe…

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Sustainability Solutions

9 min
Innovating Carbon-Negative Building Materials for Sustainable Construction

As the demand for sustainable and environmentally friendly homes continues to rise, builders are actively seeking innovative building solut…

Business Advice7 min
How to Talk to Homeowners About Radiant Barrier Sheathing

For homeowners, the gut feeling that a home is truly energy efficient becomes a reality when they open their gas and electric bills at the …

Industry Trends7 min
What are the Top Questions from Home Builders?

In their work to improve continually, builders are often looking for advice on common builder roadblocks. We caught up with a few experts a…

Business Advice7 min
Building Better for Your Business: Construction Efficiency with LP® Structural Solutions

As a builder, you know building better means more than just creating high-quality, resilient homes. It also means finding ways to streamlin…

Industry Trends6 min
How Energy-Efficient Radiant Barriers Reduce Energy Consumption in Green Building

Green building is a hot topic. As more homeowners expect their homes to run as energy efficiently as possible, many builders are turning to…

Business Advice8 min
How to Use Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing: Advice From the Pros

Building to code is critical—and though it may feel like a daunting task that eats away at time, it’s what may protect your structure and, …

Industry Trends5 min
How to Protect Your Sub-Floor From Moisture: How RainChannel® Technology Works

As a builder, moisture is always a top concern once the sub-flooring goes down. The time when the structure is fully enclosed varies wildly…

Industry Trends6 min
LP WeatherLogic® Moisture Management System vs. Housewrap & Commodity OSB

When it comes to moisture management in construction, many builders default to the traditional system of using commodity OSB sheathing and …

Industry Trends5 min
Why Uniform Thickness Matters for Your Sub-Floor

When it comes to sub-flooring, you likely have a mental checklist of standards. Knowing how your products work to solve your customers’ nee…