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How to Measure for Siding

With this quick guide to one of the first steps to siding a house, you’ll have the insight you need to calculate siding for a house, leading to a budget estimate and a home siding project you’ll be proud of.
Renovation5 min
Can You Paint Siding?

We’ve put together a quick guide for the inside scoop on how to paint siding (like LP® SmartSide® Trim & Sidi…

Curb Appeal4 min
What Are the Top Color Trends for Resale Value?

When you're re-siding your home, it's important to consider how your design choices will impact your home's resale value. While the materia…

Curb Appeal4 min
How to Choose Trim to Customize Your Home

The unique way you incorporate trim and siding around windows and doors can take an otherwise typical home to the next level—and protect it…

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Maintenance4 min
Should Homeowners in Northern Regions Worry About Termites?

In recent years, there have been reports of termite infestations in traditionally colder locations. If you are considering buying or buildi…

Maintenance5 min
Protecting Your Siding During Hurricane Season

If you live or are looking to build a home in an area that’s vulnerable to seasonal hurricanes—Florida, the Gulf Coast or the Eastern Seabo…

Trends5 min
3 Pros Talk Top Exterior Trends

Exterior design trends can come and go quickly. Keeping up with what's in and what's out, especially when it comes time for your exterior r…

Renovation6 min
Exterior Home Upgrade Ideas

From trending exterior house colors such as bold, saturated hues to the growing popularity of smooth siding texture, homeowners have been f…

Curb Appeal3 min
Fixing Common Exterior Problems Revealed During a Home Inspection

The process of buying a house can seem daunting, especially for first-time homeowners. Even if you've been through it before, navigating th…

Maintenance4 min
Siding Tips for Hot and Humid Weather

Protecting your siding from damage is crucial no matter the season or time of year. Warm weather presents several unique issues to your hom…

Curb Appeal4 min
Board and Batten Siding Style Transforms the 2020 This Old House Idea House

The modern farmhouse trend is hard to miss. For many homeowners, TV renovation shows have put this style on their must-have design lists. W…

Trends4 min
LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding Featured on Recent Military Makeover Renovation Project

At LP Building Solutions, building a better world is at the core of who we are. So, when we joined Military Makeover airing on Lifetime TV …

Curb Appeal4 min
How-to Guide: Create Stunning Siding & Brick Color Combinations

If you're choosing new siding to go with your brick, selecting the best siding color combinations can be a challenge. It's easy to feel ove…

Trends3 min
A Mid-Year Look at 2020’s Top Exterior Home Trends

We're halfway through 2020, and what better time to see how the exterior trends forecasted earlier this year are holding up? In this blog w…

Maintenance3 min
Myth vs. Reality: How Summer Weather Affects Siding

Summer is almost here. And while more time in the sun brings heightened attention to UV protection and safety in high temperatures, homeown…

Best Color & Siding Options for Tudor-style Homes

Tudor-style architecture looks like it was created from the pages of a romantic storybook, intertwining medieval charm with a quaint Englis…