Inspiration4 min

Pro Tips to Taking Advantage of Extra Time During Slower Building Seasons

As winter approaches, it is typical for there to be a lull in builds and business. With a slower schedule comes the opportunity to maximize your time in ways other seasons don’t typically allow for. The ability to grow and adapt your business based on the latest trends and developments is key to your success. What better time to develop new skills or master old ones than the offseason?
Industry Trends5 min
Does a Metal Roof Need a Radiant Barrier?

Robert Morris, a Trenton, New Jersey manufacturer, created the first sheet metal roof for his own Philadelphia mansion in 1794. Even though…

Business Advice5 min
Managing Dead Load With the Right Construction Materials

There are several different types of loads that affect a structure. Building code requirements are specified in terms of the minimum loads …

Business Advice5 min
How to Repair Water Damaged Sub-Floor

If not discovered quickly enough, a slow leak caused by a faulty dishwasher, ice maker, shower or another appliance will require extensive …

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Industry Trends6 min
What is Sheathing Tape and Why Do I Need It?

Sheathing tape is a relatively new asset to the homebuilder’s toolbox. But like most innovations, it’s hard to imagine any professional tod…

Trends4 min
Prefinished vs. Primed Siding: How to Choose

If you’re currently in the midst of a remodel or are considering future renovations for your home’s exterior, color is one of the most prom…

Business Advice5 min
Radiant Barrier vs. Insulation : How to Choose Between Radiant Barrier Sheathing and Spray Foam Insulation

In recent years, homebuyers have shifted toward more energy-efficient homes, a trend you’ve likely discovered in the selections your client…

Curb Appeal4 min
How To Create a Rustic Aesthetic

Though rustic style homes are most popular in mountainous regions, the rustic aesthetic can also be incorporated into a variety of home sty…

Business Advice4 min
Basement Sub-Flooring Options

Making a basement a usable living space that people can enjoy starts with the right sub-flooring option. Concrete is hard and uncomfortable…

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LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding's Environmental Product Declaration

LP Building Solutions is committed to providing our customers with sustainable siding solutions backed by significant investments in ongoin…

Business Advice4 min
Radiant Barriers For Attic: A Quick Guide

Maybe you’ve been thinking about installing a radiant barrier in your attic but have a few questions. Is the upfront cost worth it in the l…

Industry Trends5 min
Trends: Five Best Sustainable Building Materials Best Practices

Sustainability and green construction are dominating homebuilding trends as homeowners are choosing energy efficiency as a primary driver i…

Curb Appeal5 min
Six Exterior Window Trim Ideas To Spruce Up Your Home

Redoing your home’s exterior can be a big undertaking. If you’re looking for a simple way to update your home’s exterior, window trim is a …