Outdoor Living4 min

How to Choose LP® SmartSide® Siding For a Shed

Office, at-home gym, man cave, garden center-your shed can be whatever you want it to be and LP products can help you get there. As one of the most durable siding options on the market, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is the home siding that is a great option for houses and sheds alike. 

Let’s explore various LP SmartSide siding options for sheds as you prepare to build or purchase your shed.

Spruce Up Your Shed Interior With Innovative Panel Siding

LP® SmartSide® Panel Siding is a go-to siding product for homeowners looking for a beautiful, durable woodproduct and a great choice when it comes to sheds. LP SmartSide Panel Siding comes ready to install and free of knots, patches and face voids that can be found in other shed siding materials.

If you’re planning to use your shed with LP SmartSide siding as a playhouse, office, or workshop, you'll likely spend a good amount of time inside your outdoor structure. For these types of sheds, a clean interior will be equally as important as the exterior. LP® SmartSide® Panel Siding with SmartFinish® includes a durable overlay that gives the inside of shed walls a clean, finished appearance.

shed interior walls with hanging storage

You may not be spending a ton of time in your shed, but the items you are storing will. Innovative LP® SmartSide® Panel Siding with SilverTech® features a radiant barrier and helps lead to a clean and bright interior appearance, in addition to all the benefits of LP SmartSide Panel Siding. It’s a finished look that resists flaking and peeling and represents an ideal material choice for brighter, cooler interiors.

shed interior walls and floor

Achieve the Board & Batten Style With Vertical Siding

Looking for an updated style? You can also side with LP® SmartSide® Vertical Siding which lets you re-create the charming look of the board and batten style, or match the look of your house with LP SmartSide Lap Siding.  Explore siding color options and finish with exterior accessories such as window boxes to create a customized, house-like outdoor structure.

black exterior shed

Take Curb Appeal to the Next Level With Trim & Shakes

For the style-conscious homeowners, choosing siding for your shed is just the beginning of the shed design process. Once you've chosen what type of siding you want for your shed, it's time to take your shed with  LP SmartSide a step further and explore details like trim and accessories. 

LP SmartSide Trim is the finishing touch that's a must-have product for helping your craftsmanship stand out. With its smooth finish or deep cedar-grain texture and variety of widths and thicknesses, you can add custom design to showcase your style. If you're looking to further customize your shed exterior, LP SmartSide Cedar Texture Shakes can be used for accents, gables or siding walls and will take curb appeal to the next level.

black and white shed

A Portfolio of Products for Any Outdoor Structure

Beyond siding, LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® proudly offers a complete portfolio of engineered wood products to help you get better outdoor structures with exceptional durability and curb appeal. Explore shed building solutions from flooring to roof sheathing to complete your outdoor structure.

Once you've nailed down your needs and wants when it comes to your outdoor structure, it's time to find a local shed dealer. Use this tool to find a shed dealer near you. 

How Do You Build Your Shed with LP SmartSide Trim & Siding?

Looking to build your own? You can find LP SmartSide panel, lap siding and trim at your local Home Depot or Lowe’s.

Whether you’re building or buying your shed, a little inspiration can go a long way. See what’s possible for your shed with LP SmartSide Trim & Siding here.

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