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Other than material thickness, one main difference is 38 Series Lap Siding may be installed on studs spaced a maximum of 16 inches o.c. whereas 76 Series Lap Siding may be installed on studs a maximum of 24 inches o.c.
Ripping lap siding to make narrower lap siding is not recommended. It may be necessary to rip the lap siding at times where the wall terminates at the soffit or around penetrations. Use special care to prime and paint any exposed wood fibers.
LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® features an ExpertFinish® Lap to avoid the need for seam caulking, joint molds or pan flashing on the jobsite. This new feature will only be available on ExpertFinish products. It features a lip on the profile of the product that helps contractors line up each piece of lap to exact specifications on the 3/8” gap. The technology is trademarked to LP.
There are two siding and soffit panels that can be used interchangeably. Please refer to the LP SmartSide product catalog for more information.
Yes. For technical assistance, please call 888-820-0325.
No. LP SmartSide Trim & Siding can be installed using common woodworking tools.
Yes. We feature an 8-part installation video series on our YouTube channel.
LP does not conduct inspections for verifying installation or report on installations. Our recommendation is to either obtain a third party inspection by a home inspector or conduct a walk-through with the contractor to review any deviation between the application instructions and the installed products. At that time, remedies should be discussed between both parties.
To find a prefinisher in your area, download a complete list of our Pre-Finish Network.
Exterior-quality 100% acrylic latex paint, specially formulated for use on wood and engineered wood substrates, are highly recommended.
LP SmartSide ExpertFinish Trim & Siding is available in 16 versatile colors that will complement any home’s style. To see the full color palette and available SKUs, click here.
Yes, LP encourages customers to work with a preferred prefinisher for custom color application.
To receive an LP SmartSide product catalog, please call 888-820-0325 or download our digital version here.
Product dimensions and weight can be found in tables listed in our LP SmartSide product catalog. These tables are generally located below or next to the product of interest.
Our warranty and other technical documents related to LP SmartSide Trim & Siding can found within Product Literature here.
For instructions on general cleaning and maintenance, please refer to the LP SmartSide care & maintenance instructions for general maintenance or prior to repainting. If working with LP SmartSide ExpertFinish Trim & Siding, please click here.