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8 Common Sub-Floor Installation Mistakes

Flooring is only as good as the sub-flooring supporting it. If the sub-flooring is not dry enough or hasn't been properly cleaned a variety of issues can arise, causing homeowner complaints and callbacks.

Media Roundup: LP Buzz at International Builders’ Show

Between the launch of a new portfolio, debuting several products and much more, the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show was one for the …

Answer Demand for Urban Living: Best Practices for Tall and Skinny Housing Builds

Many U.S. cities are experiencing population booms, and their new residents are demanding to live closer to the city's core. This home buil…

LP's COVID-19 Response

To Our Valued Customers, At LP, our first priority – now and always – is the safety and wellbeing of our employees, our customers, and t…

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Watch: LP on Making It with Amy Poehler & Nick Offerman

It’s no secret there is an increasing trend of sheds being transformed into alternative uses such as backyard getaways, hobby hideouts and …

Remodeling Historic Homes: Best Practices for Earning More Leads

If you’re interested in historic home renovation and want to improve the flow of profitable leads, consider aligning and working more close…

LP House Part 2: Kyle Stumpenhorst and Jordan Smith Install LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding

In December, contractors Kyle Stumpenhorst of @rrbuildings and Jordan Smith of @jordansmithbuilds began construction on a modern farmhouse …

International Women’s Day: Exploring Women in Construction Today

While there are nearly 10,7 million workers in construction today, the overall number of women in the industry has hovered between 9 and 10…

Top 5 Benefits of Using Prefinished Siding

The demand for prefinished siding has grown steadily since its introduction decades ago. However, it has gained momentum specifically withi…

Combating Moisture between the Structure and Cladding

Spring kicks off the home building season and in some parts of the country the season brings rainy weather, posing serious challenges both …

Most Popular Home Styles by Region

From Cape Cods in the Northeast to modern houses overlooking the Pacific, you can often tell where you are in the U.S. by the most popular …

Proving Not All Radiant Barriers Offer The Same Advantages

Radiant barriers are a tremendous value in warmer Southern climates, helping reduce radiant energy from heating the attic that result in lo…

Key Takeaways from NAHB IBS 2020

The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) 2020 was a busy and exciting show for LP, including several product introductions, illustration…

Introducing LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding

A leading manufacturer of engineered wood trim and siding products, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is known for…

LP House Part 1: Kyle Stumpenhorst and Jordan Smith team up to build LP House from the ground up

Last month, contractors Kyle Stumpenhorst of @rrbuildings and Jordan Smith of @jordansmithbuilds teamed up to build a modern farmhouse in B…

How to Avoid the Four Most Common Siding Installation Mistakes

While LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is easier to install, builders may feel pressured to skip a second look at…

Boreal Forest Gets Unprecedented Conservation Agreement by Ducks Unlimited Canada and LP Building Solutions

Performance is written into everything we do at LP Building Solutions. This goes beyond the way our team members do their jobs, how we manu…

Predictions for 2020 from LP Execs

The homebuilding industry is always changing, thanks to housing trends, shifts in buyer preferences, new technologies and even finance opti…

Why Key Strategies for Reducing Labor Time May Be Backfiring

Many construction companies and remodelers have been sorely challenged by the shortage of skilled laborers. As more companies struggle to f…

Why Remodelers Should Switch to LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

Are you considering switching to LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding? Many remodelers and installers are anxious abo…

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