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Advice from the Pros: Building with LP® SmartSide® Accessories

When it comes to installing lap siding many pros rely on one of the most durable siding solutions on the market, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding. But not many are familiar with the latest LP SmartSide products: Outside Corners, J-Blocks and Mini-Splits. These engineered wood siding accessories complement durable exterior siding and help make the installation process easier all while creating a streamlined, finished look for each structure.
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How to Build Your Dream Home

Though the building industry is experiencing construction delays and some increased material costs, homeowners haven’t been deterred from e…

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How Radiant Barriers Work: The Science Behind Heat Transfer in Attics

Attics are notorious for being insufferable on a hot summer day. That’s why radiant barriers and attic insulation are recommended in most r…

Industry Trends5 min
Vertical Vs. Panel Siding: What to Use for Board & Batten Style Siding Installation

Board and batten style siding continues to be one of the latest building trends for homeowners hoping to add some visual interest to their …

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Are Premium OSB Products Worth It? | LP Building Solutions

When beginning new construction, many builders start with the mindset of using commodity OSB. But sometimes following a discussion on floor…

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Ways to Customize Your Shed's Exterior | LP SmartSide

Sheds and other outdoor building structures serve as practical ways to add storage or create additional living and working space. In recent…

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Best Home Siding for Cold Climates | LP SmartSide

January and February typically usher in the season’s coldest temperatures, bringing the need to use building materials that can withstand f…

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House Sheathing for Cold Climates | LP Building Solutions

With temperatures dropping, insulation and protecting new construction against the elements are top of mind. Of course, builders must consi…

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2022 Home Siding Trends | LP Building Solutions

It’s a new year—and perhaps also time for new siding! The start of a new year always brings resolutions and goals, and when it comes to you…

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Cold Weather Construction Safety Tips | LP Building Solutions

With housing demand at an all-time high, builders do not have the ability to halt home construction during the winter months. Builders can …

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Engineered Wood Siding in Multifamily Developments | LP SmartSide

Engineered wood siding has long been considered a trustworthy exterior product for single-family homes, but it is often overlooked for mult…

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2022 Building Industry Predictions | LP Building Solutions

If 2020 was the year of uncertainty, then 2021 was a year spent adjusting to new norms. What kind of year will 2022 be? We checked in with …

Industry Trends5 min
4 Sustainable Construction Trends | LP Building Solutions

Sustainable construction is continuing to influence the building industry. As we face rising energy costs, material shortages and even stro…