Outdoor Living7 min

He Shed, She Shed, Episode 3: "Into Space!"

LP is pleased to support the FYI Television Network’s exciting new DIY design series, He Shed She Shed! This is the ultimate male vs. female backyard shed showdown, where every episode features fresh and innovative ways to use these versatile outdoor buildings. We think you’ll agree … sheds aren’t just for storage anymore! On the April 16th episode, hosts Luke Barr and Sarah Ferrell help two homeowners find their perfect backyard escape with a unique outdoor shed constructed with materials from LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®.

Kaitlin’s Stargazing Shed

Near Boston, Kaitlin and her husband just replaced the old shed in their backyard with a new shed that she hopes will become a romantic, astronomy-themed she-shed within a budget of 8 000 $. To give Kaitlin plenty of room to view the sky, Sarah opens up the side of the shed wall and installs two carriage doors. A mobile living room on a rolling platform allows the couple to move their relaxation outside, under the open sky. Inside the shed, a custom fiber-optic light panel on the ceiling and a custom starscape wall create a celestial atmosphere while a zero-gravity suspended bed adds a romantic touch. On the patio, an outdoor fire pit will keep the stargazers warm and cozy.

Ozzie’s Sci-Fi Office

In Texas, sci-fi fanatic Ozzie wants a sleek, futuristic spaceship he-shed that won’t interfere with his wife’s idea of home. Since building sheds is what Ozzie does for a living, he’s already framed out the shed and envisions using the space as an office and an out-of-this-world escape from the everyday. Ozzie also has a budget of 8 000 $ and Luke uses it to install a custom-designed automated door and seamlessly blends the floor, walls and ceiling to make the shed feel more futuristic. Custom lighting emanates from the floor, and space-age technology allows for the glass in the back window to be changed from clear to opaque with the flip of a switch.

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New Year, New Siding: Choosing Siding That Lasts

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 your home it's the perfect time for an exterior refresh. Whether your current exterior material is worn or you're just looking to try new siding trends, updating your siding can transform your home with a longer-lasting, premium aesthetic.

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How to Hang Items on Siding

As seasons change, you may find yourself wanting to add seasonal decor to your house. When considering mounting decorations or more functional assets such as lights to your home's exterior, you may be wondering how to hang items on siding. While LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is engineered for longer-lasting durability, there are some key tips to keep in mind to protect your home's exterior when hanging items on engineered wood siding.

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Outdoor Holiday Decorating Ideas for 2021

While many homeowners focus their attention on interior holiday decor, giving your home's exterior a festive upgrade will ensure it's a showstopper the moment friends and family pull into the driveaway. We talked with lifestyle blogger Liz Marie Galvan to get her top outdoor holiday decorating tips.

Choosing a Color Scheme For Your Home Exterior

If you have decided to tackle a re-side project, you will be faced with the choice of your home's exterior color. While durability, workability and efficiency are all critical benefits to you as a homeowner, the most outward facing choice you will make during your building project is the color. Choosing the right color for your home can seem like a big task and with color decisions to make beyond siding, like trim and other exterior accessories, it can be difficult to determine what you want. We've compiled a list of siding color ideas to help you find the color scheme that's right for you.