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Sub-Floor for Heavy Tile Installation: Sub-Floor Materials for Tile

Many of the most popular floor trends in new home construction and remodeling are heavy porcelain, ceramic and stone floor tile. While thes…

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Second Floor Sub-Flooring: Choosing the Right Sub-Floor for Second Stories

Few things are more downright frustrating than a tattletale squeaky floor—especially irksome squeaks that come from the floor above. For ho…

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How Does Gorilla Glue Technology® Work?

You know Gorilla Glue® is strong—you likely have a few bottles in your toolbox. What makes Gorilla Glue so famous is among t…

Business Advice5 min
Best Options for Sub-Flooring: LP Legacy VS. LP TopNotch 350

Choosing durable sub-flooring for your projects is crucial to a strong structure and successful build, but finding the right fit for your p…

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Building With Safer Materials | LP Building Solutions

Construction work has its safety risks, and how you approach construction safety affects your jobsite. Every day on the jobsite presents si…

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Are Premium OSB Products Worth It? | LP Building Solutions

When beginning new construction, many builders start with the mindset of using commodity OSB. But sometimes following a discussion on floor…

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Plywood Vs. OSB: Which is Better for Sub-floors?

When it’s time to construct subfloors, you may automatically pick up either plywood or OSB without too much thought. During the COVID-19 pa…

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Is OSB Waterproof?

The #1 problem on a jobsite? Water. Because when it rains, it pours. When rain hits before a new house is fully closed in, it can be disast…

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Are All Sub-Floor Adhesives The Same?

Want to reduce callbacks on your construction projects? Well, squeaky floors are one of the most common causes for callbacks, and the most …

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Managing Dead Load With the Right Construction Materials

There are several different types of loads that affect a structure. Building code requirements are specified in terms of the minimum loads …

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How to Repair Water Damaged Sub-Floor

If not discovered quickly enough, a slow leak caused by a faulty dishwasher, ice maker, shower or another appliance will require extensive …

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Basement Sub-Flooring Options

Making a basement a usable living space that people can enjoy starts with the right sub-flooring option. Concrete is hard and uncomfortable…

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Shed Construction: Materials Make All the Difference

As sheds continue to be used for much more than storage, durability remains one of the most important considerations for shed builders. No …