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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 innovations of engineered wood siding are relatively new. For instance, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding was introduced in 1997. Thanks to its advanced manufacturing process, it is one of the most durable siding solutions available. Sometimes people are skeptical of things that are really that good. So, let’s crush a few myths with engineered wood facts.
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Building Pier and Beam Foundation to Ease Maintenance and Repairability

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Embracing the Balance Between Resilient Design and Building Codes

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

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

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Pro Tips From LP For a Strong Build

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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

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

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When to Replace Siding: Preparing & Navigating the Process

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Tips for Challenges Discovered During Vinyl Siding Removal

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8 Common Sub-Floor Installation Mistakes

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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…

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Combating Moisture between the Structure and Cladding

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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…

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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…

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Predictions for 2020 from LP Execs

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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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Five Best Practices to Build Your Business

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