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Water-Resistant Roof Sheathing for Sloped Roofs | LP Structural Solutions

While many homeowners focus on the roof as an extension of the home's design and curb appeal, builders know a roofing system is the first line of defense against all the elements Mother Nature throws our way. As you work with your homebuyers, let's explore the primary factors you need to consider for roof sheathing and moisture management based on roofing type and slope.
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Wall Sheathing for High-Wind & Hurricane Areas | LP Structural Solutions

When you’re working in an area of the country that is prone to high winds—or even hurricanes—structural strength for your builds is critica…

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Get The Most From Your Trim & Siding Warranty | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

One of the biggest frustrations facing builders and homeowners alike is finding out a minor discrepancy in installation has triggered an ex…

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When to Use Insulated OSB Sheathing | LP Structural Solutions

There are many insulation options available, including traditional batting, cellulose, fiberglass and mineral wool. While building codes ty…

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How to Install Board and Batten Style Siding | LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding

The board and batten style has become increasingly popular among homeowners looking for exterior home upgrades. As demand increases, it's i…

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Best Practices for Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While many homeowners are choosing the durable-looking aesthetic of metal roofing materials, choosing the proper type is critical. Among th…

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Taking a Look at the Trends and Takeaways from IBS 2022

The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) 2022 just wrapped up and proved to be another successful week of collaboration and networking w…

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How Climate Change is Shaping the Future of Home Building

They call them "billion-dollar disaster events"-weather- and climate-triggered disasters that result in losses exceeding 1 $ billion each. I…

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Advice from the Pros: Building with LP® SmartSide® Accessories

When it comes to installing lap siding many pros rely on one of the most durable siding solutions on the market, LP® SmartSi…

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How Radiant Barriers Work: The Science Behind Heat Transfer in Attics

Attics are notorious for being insufferable on a hot summer day. That's why radiant barriers and attic insulation are recommended in most r…

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Vertical Vs. Panel Siding: What to Use for Board & Batten Style Siding Installation

Board and batten style siding continues to be one of the latest building trends for homeowners hoping to add some visual interest to their …

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Are Premium OSB Products Worth It? | LP Building Solutions

When beginning new construction, many builders start with the mindset of using commodity OSB. But sometimes following a discussion on floor…

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Best Home Siding for Cold Climates | LP SmartSide

January and February typically usher in the season’s coldest temperatures, bringing the need to use building materials that can withstand f…