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“Best” means something different for every builder, but there are some universal qualifiers among builders looking for the best siding on the market. Jobsite efficiency, product durability and client satisfaction are on that list. At LP, we have the privilege of working with skilled building professionals around the country who have chosen LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding for their builds time and again because they believe it to be the best on the market.
Industry Trends3 min
How Resiliency Factors into Building Code Requirements

Historically, updates to building codes are adopted slowly across the United States. From state to state, builders often follow different c…

Industry Trends7 min
Can Structural Solutions Products Be Used in Commercial Builds?

Many commercial builders opt for premium engineered wood products, such as those in the LP® Structural Solutions portfolio, …

Business Advice7 min
Tips for Contractors: Reputation Management & Gaining Trust After Weather Events

If a significant winter weather event happens in your area and there are many homes that sustain damage, it can be a great time to help ens…

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Industry Trends6 min
Wintertime: How New Continuous Insulation Products Improve Homeowner Comfort

There's something about cold weather that puts insulation concerns front and center. While cavity insulation is the traditional way to insu…

Industry Trends5 min
A Guide to LP Legacy® Sub-Floor Adhesive

LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring is known as one of the strongest OSB sub-floors on the planet and is a trusted product for b…

Business Advice5 min
Top 3 Benefits of A Portfolio Approach

In the building industry, problem solving comes with the territory-and it makes you a better builder. As an expert in your field, you're al…

News & Stories5 min
Meet an LP® Remodelers Edge Contractor: Rick Schwab, Eagle Siding

At LP, we’re all about helping you boost your business with one of the most durable siding materials on the market: LP® Smar…

Industry Trends5 min
The Importance of Sustainability Storytelling

If you haven't noticed the "ESG" acronym, you'll likely see a lot of it in the next few years. What is ESG and why is ESG reporting importa…

Inspiration6 min
House Renovations: Adding Continuous Insulative Sheathing To Home Additions

Home additions not only provide extra living space, but they also give homeowners the chance to tackle issues they’re unhappy about in thei…

Business Advice6 min
How to Maximize Your Time During The Off-Season

As you prepare for projects to slow, take inventory of other areas of your business you want to focus on. Harnessing the mental and physica…

Business Advice7 min
Benefits of Proof for Builders When Choosing Building Products

When you're considering how to choose building products, it can be tough to determine whether claims a manufacturer makes are true. You nee…

Industry Trends6 min
What Are Freeze/Thaw Cycles?

In cold climates, the best siding options will be those that help offer protection against freeze/thaw cycles. To withstand the effects of …