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How Can Engineered Wood Help Reduce Jobsite Waste?

To make their practices more sustainable, many building professionals work to incorporate wood building products into their projects. However, traditional wood framing and panels can lead to wasted effort, time and money on the jobsite, not to mention compromised performance.
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How To Protect Builds Against Rainy Climates

While many builders resort to flexible timing and weather contingency clauses to successfully navigate wet weather construction, they are s…

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Defend Your Build In Time For Storm Seasons

Managing inclement weather in construction and avoiding costly delays in project timelines are some of the most important challenges faced …

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What Extra Durability and Resiliency Steps Should You Take in a Hot Climate?

According to recent NASA reports, global temperatures have been rising and ice sheets have been melting—both of which may be contributing f…

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Simplifying Sustainability: Getting to Know LEED and WELL Certifications

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification and the WELL Building Standard® are particularly popular …

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Top 5 Pro Tips for Easier Installation of LP® SmartSide® Siding Products

Whether you’re a new or longtime LP SmartSide Trim & Siding user, here are a few installation tips from professional contractor Kyle Stumpe…

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Top 5 Benefits of LP® BuildSmart Preferred Contractor Program

When it comes to the wide variety of contractor loyalty programs that exist on the market, the tangible payoff it can have on your business…

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Crushing the Top Rumors About Engineered Wood

LP Building Solutions uses engineered wood to create a portfolio of products that help professionals build smarter, better and faster. The …

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Building Pier and Beam Foundation to Ease Maintenance and Repairability

Pier and beam design was among the most popular foundation techniques until the 1960s when concrete technology improved its floating slab s…

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Embracing the Balance Between Resilient Design and Building Codes

From destructive hurricanes to fierce tornadoes, it seems news of catastrophic events is happening with alarming frequency. In fact, on Mar…

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Pros Share Top Tips for Solving Demanding Aesthetics in Modern Home Builds

While every home design has its pain points, designing a modern home comes with its own list of challenges. Clean, simple designs are the t…

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Closing a Sale with Today’s Design Trends & Digital Landscape in Mind

Nowadays, many homeowners take to social media platforms like Pinterest, Instagram and more for inspiration on the latest exterior design t…

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Pro Tips From LP For a Strong Build

LP® Structural Solutions products help you build better and stronger. To make our high-performance products even easier to i…

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Termite-Resistant Building Products Can Bring Added Value to Your Business

With termites spreading to Northern states, termite-resistant products are as important as ever. While many search for termite protection o…

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Tips for Staying Productive During the Spring Construction Season

As much of the country thaws out from winter, spring promises warmer temperatures, longer daylight hours and more construction jobs. The sp…

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Builder Pros Provide Quick Taping Tips for Installing LP WeatherLogic® Tape

You may have heard the new LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier installs with ease—similar, in fact, to regular OSB. A criti…