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News & Stories6 min

The What’s & Why’s of the LP® SmartSide® 5/50 Limited Warranty

Any building professional will tell you that the quality of a building material is only as good as its warranty. This is why LP Building So…

Renovation6 min

Home Improvement Show Proves Your Siding Project Can Be A Smooth Journey

The popular Lifetime Channel remodeling show Designing Spaces likes to document the home improvement journey to show that it can indeed be …

Business Advice10 min

How to Prevent Lap Siding from Buckling by Using a Butt Joint

It’s a silly name, but a “butt joint” is an application technique where two pieces of material are “butted” up against each other. It is th…

Maintenance4 min

Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist: The Complete Homeowner’s Guide

Move aside, Old Man Winter—it’s officially springtime. Could your home’s exterior use some sprucing up before you’re officially ready to so…

Maintenance4 min

New LP® SmartSide® Smooth Trim & Siding Combines Advanced Durability, Long-Lasting Beauty & Smooth Finish

Manufactured with engineered wood strand technology, LP® SmartSide® Smooth Trim & Siding provides the advance…

Curb Appeal8 min

4 Do’s and Don’ts of Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything, and a home is no exception. More than 65% of buyers cite curb appeal as the most important aspect of a ho…

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 …

How the Housing Preferences of Millennials are Remaking American Homes

Millennials – those born between 1980 and 2000 – are beginning to shape the way homes are designed and constructed, according to panelists …

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 …

As Termites Spread Into Northern States, Termite-Resistant Products Become Crucial

Termites are migrating farther north. Researchers at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have predicted that the United St…

Maintenance4 min

Yearlong Siding Guide: Tips and Tricks for Every Season

Every season brings about different conditions that can affect your home’s siding, which means maintenance should also vary. But how do you…

Curb Appeal7 min

How to Successfully Mix Different Types of Cladding on a Home

Siding has become part of the ongoing evolution within the building industry. The quality, durability and beauty of siding materials has ev…

Business Advice5 min

Dealers, Go Beyond the Basics to Sell Builders on Premium Siding Materials

Dealers who sell premium, high-quality materials such as LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding must master the art of …

Industry Trends8 min

Q & A: Market Trends and the State of the Siding Market

The siding industry is ever-evolving. We recently sat down with Angie Kieta, Market Development Manager at LP Building Products, to discuss…

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…

Curb Appeal7 min

Choosing Outdoor Elements Based on Your Home’s Exterior

Enhancing your home’s exterior with well-chosen outdoor elements is an easy way to boost curb appeal. Whether you have a ranch or a Victori…

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…

Business Advice6 min

The LP® SmartSide® Online Training Program: Upping Efficiency to Help Eliminate Call-Backs

It goes without saying that more training helps prepare installers by giving them the information they need to install siding correctly. Th…

Inspiration3 min

Illinois Builder Finds Improved Workability with LP SmartSide

In a recently published case study, LP featured customer Nitti Development and their use of LP® SmartSide® Ce…

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