News & Stories5 min
The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) 2022 just wrapped up and proved to be another successful week of collaboration and networking with fellow building industry leaders. The LP team enjoyed sharing time and space with others who share the goal of advancing the industry. This marked the first in-person IBS since 2020, so it was a celebration of the strength of the building industry despite the challenges presented by the pandemic.
Trends4 min
How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

In a world that is awakening to the importance of environmental sustainability, many homeowners are becoming more aware of the impacts of t…

Industry Trends5 min
How Climate Change is Shaping the Future of Home Building

They call them “billion-dollar disaster events”—weather- and climate-triggered disasters that result in losses exceeding $1 billion each. I…

Business Advice4 min
Advice from the Pros: Building with LP® SmartSide® Accessories

When it comes to installing lap siding many pros rely on one of the most durable siding solutions on the market, LP® SmartSi…

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Trends4 min
How to Build Your Dream Home

Though the building industry is experiencing construction delays and some increased material costs, homeowners haven’t been deterred from e…

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How Radiant Barriers Work: The Science Behind Heat Transfer in Attics

Attics are notorious for being insufferable on a hot summer day. That’s why radiant barriers and attic insulation are recommended in most r…

Industry Trends5 min
Vertical Vs. Panel Siding: What to Use for Board & Batten Style Siding Installation

Board and batten style siding continues to be one of the latest building trends for homeowners hoping to add some visual interest to their …

Business Advice5 min
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…

Outdoor Living4 min
Ways to Customize Your Shed's Exterior | LP SmartSide

Sheds and other outdoor building structures serve as practical ways to add storage or create additional living and working space. In recent…

Business Advice4 min
Best Home Siding for Cold Climates | LP SmartSide

January and February typically usher in the season’s coldest temperatures, bringing the need to use building materials that can withstand f…

Business Advice4 min
House Sheathing for Cold Climates | LP Building Solutions

With temperatures dropping, insulation and protecting new construction against the elements are top of mind. Of course, builders must consi…

Trends4 min
2022 Home Siding Trends | LP Building Solutions

It’s a new year—and perhaps also time for new siding! The start of a new year always brings resolutions and goals, and when it comes to you…

Business Advice5 min
Cold Weather Construction Safety Tips | LP Building Solutions

With housing demand at an all-time high, builders do not have the ability to halt home construction during the winter months. Builders can …