Protecting Engineered Wood Siding From Water Damage

Do you live in a part of the country that sees significant precipitation? Looking for the best waterproof wood siding or flood resistant siding? Exposure to water should be a consideration as you choose siding materials. Although most siding products are not completely waterproof nor flood resistant, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is engineered with LP's proprietary SmartGuard® process to withstand siding water damage and help protect your home from moisture.

What Does Water Damage Look Like On Siding?

Extended exposure to water causes siding to decay, warp, crack and expand. Water damage on wood siding can cause significant structural problems. While there isn't a completely waterproof siding, special water-resistant waxes at the core of every piece of LP SmartSide siding go a long way in helping to keep your home protected from moisture.
fiber cement siding
Fiber cement lap siding can be dented from debris. Its absorptive qualities also make it hard to maintain in areas that have excessive precipitation, which often comes with high winds.
aluminum siding
Wind-blown rain may enter through openings of aluminum siding sections resulting in water damage under siding.
LP SmartSide siding
LP SmartSide products are built with water-resistant waxes that coat each strand of wood and create a powerful barrier against moisture.

LP SmartSide Prevents Siding Water Damage

LP SmartSide Trim & Siding is designed to keep your home looking great in climates with high precipitation. It's a great choice if you are looking for waterproof wood siding or flood-resistant siding:

  • Engineered to withstand long-term exposure to moisture 
  • Tested for over 20 years in Hawaii, against high levels of humidity
  • Backed by an industry-leading 50-year limited warranty
wet grey house

Protection Against Rain & Flooding

LP SmartSide is a great choice for homeowners who are looking for flood resistant siding, thanks to its proprietary SmartGuard® manufacturing process. This process ensures that every strand of wood is treated with a carefully formulated mix of resins, waxes, and zinc borate and finished with an overlay to offer complete protection against moisture, as well as termites, and fungal decay.

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