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Industry Trends5 min

Helping Small Builders Compete Against the Giants

Big builder market share has doubled in the last 25 years and now represents about 50 percent of housing starts nationwide – and even 75 pe…

News & Stories9 min

LP® SmartSide® Builder Spotlight: Chris Rendall, Prairie View Homes Inc.

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding recently ran a month-long “Show Us Your LP SmartSide” Contest asking home buildi…

Inspiration7 min

The Deciding Factor in Switching Siding: Trusted Durability

Are you a builder or remodeler who is considering the use of a new siding material? Durability is likely a top concern as you evaluate any …

Business Advice10 min

Building Your Business in the Building Materials Industry

Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA) published a study painting a rosy picture of the future of the global construction materials market. A…

Trends8 min

Selecting Siding: The Power of Word of Mouth

No builder wants to waste time on products that won’t hold up and will result in frustrating callbacks. That’s why peer recommendations are…

News & Stories6 min

The LP House Party Is Coming to a Dealer Near You

The LP House Party, an experiential truck and trailer from LP, tours the United States stopping at dealer locations to host product demos a…

Business Advice15 min

Tackling Construction Labor Shortages with Simplified Building Methods

For developers, builders and contractors the labor shortage is significant: The construction industry lost 1.5 million jobs during the rece…

News & Stories9 min

Washington-Based Remodeler Finds Perfect Combo of Weatherability and Beauty with LP®SmartSide®Trim & Siding

With remodeling season picking up, we know that many remodelers are currently sourcing exterior products that will provide long-lasting bea…

Industry Trends6 min

LP Customers Share Why They Love Working With LP TechShield

Twenty years ago, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing debuted in the Texas market, offering a new, more…

Maintenance8 min

When Spring Storms Arrive, the LP® SmartSide® Limited Hail Warranty Covers You

Last spring, LP announced an expansion of its comprehensive warranty on LP® SmartSide® products to include li…

Business Advice5 min

Termite-Resistant Building Products Can Bring Added Value to Your Business

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, termite infestations impact more than 600,000 homes each year in the United States, causin…

Business Advice5 min

[VIDEO] LP® SmartSide® Lap Application Tips & Tricks

The beauty and versatility of LP® SmartSide® Trim and Siding have made our products a top pick among contract…

Business Advice7 min

Did You Know? Engineered Wood Siding Installs Faster

Siding materials can dramatically change the appeal of a home exterior by improving its look and style, but the value of siding goes far be…

Contractors: LP Programs Can Help You Sell More Siding Jobs

There are many things that can go wrong when hanging siding, all of which can result in costly callbacks for a siding contractor. At LP, we…

Business Advice9 min

Contractors: Use the Go Figure iPad App for Increased Sales & Productivity

The future of siding estimating has arrived, and LP is ready to help contractors implement cutting-edge estimation technology into their bu…

Trends7 min

Why You Should Use Factory Prefinished LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

Whether you’re an architect, builder or remodeler, at some point you will have to determine if you will purchase prefinished engineered woo…

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