You've likely seen sheds lined up in the parking lot of your nearest big box store, or advertised for sale by online retailers. While these structures may look attractive from a distance, it's important to remember that all sheds are not created equal. If you are shopping for a shed, be aware of the downsides of sheds built with lesser-quality materials.
With so many excellent products available for use in shed construction, there's no reason to settle for vinyl siding on your shed, or to buy a vinyl shed. Here's why you should avoid this material.
LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding products offer the warmth and beauty of traditional wood with impressive impact resistance. It is manufactured with the SmartGuard® process to resist rot, fungal decay and termites. LP® SmartSide® Panels with SilverTech®, the latest generation of wall panel for sheds, keep your shed cooler while also reflecting light for better interior visibility.
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LP has you covered with an extensive line of Cedar Lap siding profiles. Beautiful LP® SmartSide® Lap Siding is available in smooth and cedar texture finishes, and comes in multiple widths like traditional wood siding. It is manufactured free of knots and other common defects, resulting in less waste and culling. The blue shed pictured above features LP Cedar Lap siding and was constructed by Liberty Storage Solutions of SC, LLC, in Due West, SC.
LP offers an attractive line of high-quality LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® engineered wood products for outdoor structures. For guidance in selecting the best options for your shed, along with expert installation services, we invite you to find an LP shed dealer near you.
Re-siding your home can completely transform its look and increase curb appeal exponentially, but completing a re-side is a big job and a significant investment. If you've never done it, it's hard to know what to expect and how to prepare for a siding replacement.
Board and batten style siding is enjoying a resurgence as a way to create visual interest in an otherwise blank wall. Many believe board and batten style is a timeless look that can leave your home's exterior with major curb appeal for years to come.