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Prepare for the 2021 Storm Season With More Weather Resistant Siding

Do you frequently build in regions with heavy rain or strong winds? 2021 is projected to be a severe storm season, which means your builds will need some extra reinforcement. Finding the most durable siding or building solution for your projects can be confusing. Thankfully there are practical ways and durable products to help prevent damage and help protect against harsh weather so you can be prepared before the storm season arrives.
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Small Home Design Ideas: Best Exterior Colors for Your Custom Smaller Home

You’re likely building more smaller houses than you were about five years ago. Homeowners across the country want affordability, energy eff…

Curb Appeal3 min
Soffit vs. Fascia: What’s the Difference?

Knowing the purpose and benefits of various trim options can be overwhelming when re-siding your home. Though you may not think to place so…

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A Guide to Green Building Codes and Standards

Green building has moved from a trending industry practice to an industry standard. With the growth in demand for sustainable practices, th…

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Inspiration3 min
Gable End Siding: Ideas, Options & Installation Tips

New trends in house siding often go beyond different styles and siding color ideas. Many of your clients will be interested in how to creat…

Industry Trends3 min
Beauty Behind the Walls: Helping Homeowners Achieve Sustainable Net Zero Energy Builds

Homebuyers across the country are looking for definitive ways to achieve extreme efficiency. While some want energy efficiency, others are …

Curb Appeal3 min
Exterior Home Color Ideas with Lasting Appeal

Choosing colors for your home can be a difficult decision. You may be deciding between the basics or an out-of-the-box combination. You may…

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Shed Construction: Materials Make All the Difference

As sheds continue to be used for much more than storage, durability remains one of the most important considerations for shed builders. No …

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2021 Building Regulatory Update

The building industry is a complex regulatory landscape with varied codes and requirements by state. Competing priorities, such as meeting …

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Shed Builder Spotlight: Matthew Black, Black's Buildings

We spoke with Matthew Black, founder of Black’s Buildings in Lebanon, Tenn., for insight on shed trends, how demand has increased, and the …

Curb Appeal3 min
9 Exterior Home Design Ideas

Creating curb appeal for your home offers an exciting opportunity to bring your personal style to life. Beyond choosing a great engineered …

Practical Advice for Combatting High Humidity in Construction

Persistent rain is certainly frustrating on a jobsite, as excessive moisture causes delays and increases costs. Add heat and excessive humi…

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Vertical Siding Options and Benefits with LP® SmartSide® Siding

LP® SmartSide® vertical siding provides a durable, versatile option for builders interested in providing thei…