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Signs of Winter Siding Damage | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

The beginning of spring is a great time of year to assess your siding for signs of damage. After a hard winter season with weather concerns such as ice and low temperatures, siding damage from winter and its affects can happen. If missed, small fixable areas of siding damage can turn into larger concerns down the road.
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How to Prepare for a Re-Side with LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

If you haven't gone through it before, the siding installation process can be full of unknowns. From weighing the types of siding and costs…

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How Do You Clean Exterior Wood Siding?

Thanks to the quality of the factory finishing process, prefinished LP® SmartSide® engineered wood siding opt…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How to Maintain Engineered Wood Siding

As a homeowner, your job isn't done after your siding has been installed. Ongoing siding maintenance is necessary to ensure you keep your h…

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Home Updates to Help Resale Value Across Generations

As baby boomers head into a new life milestone, they're looking to downsize from their large, elaborate houses in the suburbs. However, man…

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When to Replace Old, Decaying Siding

Fungal decaying siding can cause a multitude of problems such as improperly heating and cooling your home and even compromising its structu…

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3 Factors to Consider When Shopping Siding

When you’re ready to re-side your home, there are many factors to consider when selecting siding—from both a durability and aesthetic stand…

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5 Winter Siding Problems to Look for This Winter

Winter is not often a time homeowners associate with exterior house repairs. Between the craze of the holiday season and desire to be indoo…

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Cold-Weather Checklist: 8 Ways to Winterize Your Home

Oh, the weather outside is frightful… Before the temperatures drop down near or below freezing, you will want to take certain precaution…