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Builders Choose LP® FlameBlock® Sheathing as Townhome Construction Booms

Whether you call them “townhomes” or “townhouses”, single-family attached housing is having a great year. NAHB’s Eye on Housing blog report…

Industry Trends12 min

Today's Smaller, Tighter Lot Size Focuses More Attention on Fire Separation Distance

It’s no secret that many developers, architects, and home and multifamily builders are reducing lot size as one way hold down housing costs…

Business Advice7 min

Why Architects Value LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing in Multifamily Design

With its design flexibility, strength and cost-saving benefits, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing has beco…

Inspiration7 min

LP® FlameBlock® OSB: Perfect Fit For Today's Smaller Homes

According to Metrostudy, the average home size in the nation’s top 15 housing markets has declined over the past two years. The biggest dip…

Inspiration2 min

2x6 Walls Achieve Multiple Goals

In many climates, codes are forcing residential construction to use 2x6 walls and denser insulation such as mineral wool. At the same time,…

Creating a High Performance Roof Deck

We know that builders value product efficiency and reliability, especially in these times of a skilled labor shortage. As builders seek out…

Inspiration2 min

How Fire-Rated OSB Outperforms FRT Plywood

Both fire-rated OSB and Fire Retardant Treated (FRT) plywood are commonly used in fire-rated wall sheathing and roof deck applications. Bec…

Inspiration5 min

Engineering: The Key to High-Performance Products

It’s difficult to measure the performance characteristics of many traditional building materials like lumber and stone – and they haven’t i…

Industry Trends5 min

2018 Housing Forecast: Steady Year Ahead

As we kick off 2018, builders, architects and product manufacturers are making their predictions and looking for new opportunities in the y…

Inspiration5 min

Product Testing That Goes The Extra Mile

Just like the stock market, the construction industry hates uncertainty. Architects and builders look for high-performance products they ca…

Why Firefighters Can Trust LP® FlameBlock®

This year, LP Building Solutions is a proud sponsor of the Firehouse Expo, which welcomes thousands of fire chiefs and other firefighting p…

Inspiration12 min

8 UL-listed and Intertek-listed Fire-Rated Walls You Should Know

In today’s building environment, it is key for architects, engineers and specifiers to maximize space while maintaining the cost effectiven…

Industry Trends11 min

Micro Apartments: The Growing Trend in City Living

As people flock to cities for work, scarce land and lack of new construction continue to drive up rent prices. As a result, many middle-inc…

News & Stories9 min

LP Adds New Case Study To Its Portfolio Featuring Lantz-Boggio Architects and LP®FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing

LP Building Solutions recently added a new case study to its online product literature portfolio. The latest installment focuses on Lantz-B…

News & Stories8 min

Specifying 1 Hour Fire-Rated Walls

As product engineering develops, more and more architects are now looking for product solutions that bring added value to their 1 hour fire…

News & Stories6 min

Habitat for Humanity Cuts Down on Construction Time with LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing

In our latest case study, we share the builder success story of implementing LP FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing in a to…

News & Stories6 min

International Builders’ Show 2017

We had a fantastic time at the 2017 International Builders’ Show earlier this month in sunny Orlando, Florida! This year at the show, we de…

Business Advice7 min

10 Tips for Communicating With Framers and Subs

It’s happened to nearly every architect and builder: products are specified, plans are made, and months later directives are overlooked or …

Meeting Fire Protection Requirements—Without Breaking the Bank

Designing to meet code requirements is not always an easy process- but building codes, and particularly those addressing fire, are designed…

Business Advice9 min

Sound Control and Urban Infill

Any builder or architect who works on residential projects in major urban areas knows that there is strategy of building in high-density ne…

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