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Does a Radiant Barrier Really Work?

Homebuyers have shifted toward energy-efficient new homes in recent years with energy efficiency among one of the most sought-after traits in new home construction. For homeowners, that gut feeling that a home is truly energy efficient becomes reality when they open the gas and electric bills at the end of the month.
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Proven Productivity: Primed LP® SmartSide® Trim & Lap Siding Installs 30% Faster Than Fiber Cement

As a builder, it can be difficult to trust product claims without proof. With LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, w…

Curb Appeal3 min
How to Create a Welcoming Exterior

When the weather gets warm, spending time outside is a high priority on everyone’s list. But often the outdoor areas of our homes need a li…

Business Advice4 min
Building for Indoor Air Quality

The issue of indoor air quality and overall building health is becoming more prevalent than ever. With building standards such as LEED bein…

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7 Exterior Door Trim Ideas for Home Upgrades

The front door of a home is typically where a homeowner’s style shines. Whether it’s through a unique door color or decorations that welcom…

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8 UL Fire-Rated Assemblies and Intertek-Listed Fire-Rated Walls You Should Know

Finding the proper code-compliant fire-rated wall assembly for wood frame construction is a challenge. That challenge grows even more compl…

News & Stories3 min
Structural Solutions for Fire-Resistant Building

For most builders and architects across the country, incorporating resiliency for their homeowners means selecting building materials that …

Curb Appeal4 min
What is Siding?

Siding is a protective material attached to the exterior of a house or other similar structure, such as a multifamily dwelling. On a house,…

Curb Appeal4 min
Re-Siding a Modern Farmhouse with Liz Marie Galvan

We’re excited to give you a look inside the re-side project of homeowner Liz Marie Galvan of the Liz Marie Blog. Be sure to read part one o…

Inspiration2 min
7 Garage Door Trim Ideas for Exterior Home Upgrades

Working with your clients to achieve the curb appeal they want for their home is crucial for the success of any siding project, whether on …

Your Complete Guide to LP® FlameBlock® Flame-Resistant Assemblies

Meeting code is just one of the many versatile benefits of LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing. Combining st…

News & Stories3 min
How to Network as a Professional in the Construction Industry

Networking for construction professionals can be a challenge. Not only are builders contending with busier-than-ever schedules, many who al…

Industry Trends3 min
How Does Sustainable Building Affect the Construction Industry?

As new data and construction practices shape the building industry, sustainable construction takes on new and improved forms based on expan…