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Business Advice6 min

Why It’s Important To “Respect the Spec”

While it’s perfectly alright for a jazz musician to improvise, that approach doesn’t always work as well in homebuilding. Architects, speci…

Business Advice4 min

Siding That’s a Cut Above

Siding installers use many different brands of circular saws, but their preferred saw may not be as important as the siding material they a…

Inspiration6 min

Choosing Durable Building Materials for Distinct Coastal Design

As an architect, putting your stamp of approval on building materials that stand the test of time is one of your top priorities. Multifamil…

Business Advice4 min

Using the Job Site to Brand Your Company

One of the best ways to market your construction company is to use signage on or near the job site. It’s possible that more people will see…

Business Advice4 min

Meeting Timelines When You’re Short-Staffed

For builders with a limited staff, it’s difficult to meet all the timelines and expectations unless every team member does an outstanding j…

News & Stories3 min

2019 International Builders' Show Recap

LP Building Solutions was at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) last week, giving attendees unexpected opportunities to interact with L…

Balancing Durability and Design in Multifamily Properties

Multifamily projects are aiming to please two groups: residents who want stylish surroundings and property management companies that don’t …

Reward Yourself With the LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program

What’s better than installing the nation’s leading engineered wood siding products? Getting rewarded for doing it, of course! The LP&r…

Inspiration7 min

Siding Benefits for Builders to Look For

What are the key benefits that both the contractor and the homeowner should be aware of when choosing a siding product? Here are some tips …

Maintenance7 min

Tips on Winterizing Your Garden for the Big Chill

Getting your garden ready for winter is mostly a matter of cleaning out and covering up. In addition to winterizing your home, the followin…

Making the Case for OSB Sub-Flooring

Believe it or not, plywood first hit the U.S. market when Abraham Lincoln was president – and it hasn’t evolved much since those days. Howe…

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…

Renovation10 min

Shed Buying Do’s & Don’ts From a Shed Dealer

Ready to buy a shed? We have tips from a pro to help you narrow down your options and find the right shed for your specific situation.

Backyard Lighting Basics to Enhance Your Space

As summer days shorten and the daylight disappears earlier, you will need to rely on backyard lighting to enjoy your outdoor living area on…

News & Stories2 min

LP Ensures Dealers Are Stocked with LP® SolidStart® LSL

There are few building products more versatile than LP® SolidStart® LSL (laminated strand lumber). This engin…

4 Ways to Enhance a Home Exterior with Siding & Trim

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding products have been specially designed to give builders the versatility to implem…

Outdoor Living3 min

It's Grilling Season! Stay Safe by Following These Propane Tank Precautions

Now that the weather is warm, it’s time for grill masters to get out their favorite barbeque equipment and start sizzling. However, if you …

5 Tips to Create a Dog-Friendly Backyard

All good pet owners love the sight of their dog happily romping in the grass, but when it comes to the backyard, you don’t have to have acr…

5 Top-Rated Apps for the Construction Industry

The construction industry workforce often has teams working on various stages of construction at different locations and different times, s…

Maintenance3 min

Did You Know? The LP® SmartSide® Limited Warranty Beats Hardie’s by 20 Years

As a builder, you have many options when it comes to which siding material to install on new construction projects. It’s a crucial decision…

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