LP Outdoor Buildings & Exterior Shed Solutions Portfolio

LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® proudly offers a complete portfolio of products to help you build better outdoor structures with exceptional durability, curb appeal, and added value for your business. As the only manufacturer with an outdoor building solutions portfolio, LP is committed to supporting the needs of shed builders and manufacturers with our products.

The LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® Portfolio

Treated engineered wood products offer superior protection against the elements, advanced durability and ease of installation.

Should You Buy or Build Your Shed?

Once you’ve decided you want a shed, the first thing to consider is if you are going to purchase a shed or purchase materials to build one. Both options have their advantages, learn more to determine whether it’s better for you to build or buy a shed.

Buying a Pre-Built Shed

Sheds can either be bought from a shed dealer as-is, or customized to meet your needs. By using our visualizer tools and with the help of a reputable shed dealer, you can get the outdoor storage or utility building that’s right for you. Take the first step to finding your perfect exterior shed.

Build Your Own Shed

Choosing to build your shed allows you to have more control of the products you use and the aesthetics of your outdoor storage structure. Opting for a DIY shed build is one way to allow your personal vision to come to life. Whether you already have a plan, or you’re looking for some inspiration, the tools below will get your shed build off to a great start.

Sheds & Outdoor Buildings Engineered to Impress

LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® products are treated to the core through our proprietary SmartGuard® process that offers superior protection against termites, fungal decay and more.


Blue shed in the rain
LP® SmartSide® products feature engineered wood strand technology.

Resists Warping & Cracking

Sun behind a house and tree
Thanks to industrial-grade binders, resins, and a durable primed overlay, our shed products have been shown to remain strong when well maintained, even after prolonged exposure to intense sunlight.

Defies Termite Damage

Untreated wood vs treated wood
As shown in the exposure test above, our products (right) are protected by the SmartGuard® process compared to untreated wood (left).

Limited Warranty

Blue barn next to a forrest
LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® products come backed by industry-leading limited warranties.

Engineered Wood vs. Plywood

Choosing the materials for your shed is an important part of creating a longer-lasting outdoor structure. While plywood is widely known for its multipurpose uses, engineered wood provides superior resistance against termites and fungal decay while offering exceptional aesthetic value.

Engineered wood and plywood side by side

Should you buy or build? We can help.