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What Are the Best Nails to Use for Engineered Wood Siding?

When you’re installing lap siding, choosing the right LP® SmartSide® installation tools will help lead to a faster, easier process, and you’ll likely avoid common siding installation mistakes along the way. Once you’ve chosen engineered wood as a substrate, match it with the right type of nails to use for siding made from wood strands.
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How to Install Siding on a Shed

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding isn’t designed only to be a durable, beautiful siding option for homes—it can pr…

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Fresh Color Palettes for Metal Roofs

At the turn of the century, metal roofing exploded in popularity in residential construction due to its many benefits such as being lightwe…

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Helping to Prevent Squeaky Floors With Stronger Materials

No matter which flooring materials homeowners choose for their building and remodeling projects, builders must plan carefully from the sub-…

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Holiday Décor Guide

We’re excited to offer a décor guide packed with exterior holiday decorating ideas. Check out how your siding can enhance your décor during…

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How to Replace a Piece of Siding

Here is a quick guide to the process of replacing old siding that will lead you to a successful outcome.

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Predictions for 2021 From LP Execs

In addition to shifts to accommodate the changing economy throughout 2020, LP sought to respond to ongoing industry trends, green construct…

Renovation4 min
How to Measure for Siding

With this quick guide to one of the first steps to siding a house, you’ll have the insight you need to calculate siding for a house, leadin…

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Water and Wood: Managing Moisture and Structural Materials

Let’s examine the impact of water on wood building materials, how products from the LP Structural Solutions product portfolio can help you …

Renovation5 min
Can You Paint Siding?

We’ve put together a quick guide for the inside scoop on how to paint siding (like LP® SmartSide® Trim & Sidi…

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Oregon Music Garage Part 1: Kyle Stumpenhorst Chooses LP Structural Solutions for Resiliency

Contractor Kyle Stumpenhorst’s latest project in partnership with LP Building Solutions is the Oregon Music Garage in Oregon, Illinois. Aft…

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How Can Engineered Wood Help Reduce Jobsite Waste?

To make their practices more sustainable, many building professionals work to incorporate wood building products into their projects. Howev…

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Managing Moisture Behind Board and Batten Siding

While board and batten siding is typically made of wood, it can also be made from vinyl, fiber cement or even steel. But if you’re worried …