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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 structure. Many times, fungal decay is hidden and homeowners may not know how to spot the warning signs. And if they do, it can be difficult to gauge whether it's time for a siding replacement or repair. But have no fear. We're offering an in-depth guide on the signs to spot fungal decay and, more importantly, what to do next.

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…

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…

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…

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What First-Time Buyers Should Know About Home Maintenance and Storage

Most first-time homebuyers arm themselves with a lot of information about mortgage interest rates and closing costs. What they sometimes ov…

Straight from the Pros: Exterior Home Improvement Projects for a Better Investment

Your home's exterior serves as an important first impression and may make or break your property's value. So, sometimes it is what's on the…

Turn Your Tax Refund Into Lasting Home Improvement

GoBankRates.com estimates that the average tax refund this year will total about 3 000 $. In a survey conducted by that organization, 10 per…

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…

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…

Tips on Winterizing Your Garden for the Big Chill

Getting your garden ready for winter is mostly a matter of cleaning out and covering up. In addition to winterizing your home, the followin…

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…

Fall Landscaping Tips & Tricks

Fall landscaping chores are your last opportunity to prep your yard for the next growing season while also protecting it from winter damage…

Must-Do Maintenance Tasks for Outdoor Sheds

Are you spending your summer getting caught up on your to-do list? Don't forget to put shed maintenance on that list! Here is some importan…

Tips to Keep Your Shed or Garage Cool in Summer Heat

Don't let the heat keep you from getting the most out of your garage or shed! There are many practical ways to keep garages and outdoor sto…

7 Tips for Care & Maintenance of LP® SmartSide® Siding

Take the time at least once per year to perform a visual inspection of your home’s siding and exterior, taking note of leaks, cracks, wear …

The LP® SmartGuard® Process: Providing Protection to the Core

You want your exterior siding to last … and last, and last – regardless of the climate you live in. That’s why all LP® Smart…

Tips to Keep Bugs Out of Your Shed

A bug infestation can turn a perfectly good storage building into something out of a horror movie. Bugs can also be a health hazard and con…

When Spring Storms Arrive, the LP® SmartSide® Limited Hail Warranty Covers You

Last spring, LP announced an expansion of its comprehensive warranty on LP® SmartSide® products to include li…

The Powerful Force That Damages Siding in Winter & What You Can Do About It

Most siding materials perform well in optimal conditions, but the true test comes when strong winds blow and temperatures fluctuate above a…

Get More Out of an Outdoor Shed with Warranty Coverage

Beautiful and exceptionally durable, LP® engineered wood products feature many innovations to make your outdoor shed a cut a…

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