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Are All Sub-Floor Adhesives The Same?

Want to reduce callbacks on your construction projects? Well, squeaky floors are one of the most common causes for callbacks, and the most common cause of squeaky floors is a failure to securely attach sub-flooring to floor joists. Here's a simple and painless remedy to resolve this problem.
Inspiration4 min
Pro Tips to Taking Advantage of Extra Time During Slower Building Seasons

As winter approaches, it is typical for there to be a lull in builds and business. With a slower schedule comes the opportunity to maximize…

Industry Trends5 min
Does a Metal Roof Need a Radiant Barrier?

Robert Morris, a Trenton, New Jersey manufacturer, created the first sheet metal roof for his own Philadelphia mansion in 1794. Even though…

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Managing Dead Load With the Right Construction Materials

There are several different types of loads that affect a structure. Building code requirements are specified in terms of the minimum loads …

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How to Repair Water Damaged Sub-Floor

If not discovered quickly enough, a slow leak caused by a faulty dishwasher, ice maker, shower or another appliance will require extensive …

Industry Trends6 min
What is Sheathing Tape and Why Do I Need It?

Sheathing tape is a relatively new asset to the homebuilder's toolbox. But like most innovations, it's hard to imagine any professional tod…

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Radiant Barrier vs. Insulation : How to Choose Between Radiant Barrier Sheathing and Spray Foam Insulation

In recent years, homebuyers have shifted toward more energy-efficient homes, a trend you’ve likely discovered in the selections your client…

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Basement Sub-Flooring Options

Making a basement a usable living space that people can enjoy starts with the right sub-flooring option. Concrete is hard and uncomfortable…

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LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding's Environmental Product Declaration

LP Building Solutions is committed to providing our customers with sustainable siding solutions backed by significant investments in ongoin…

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Radiant Barriers For Attic: A Quick Guide

Maybe you've been thinking about installing a radiant barrier in your attic but have a few questions. Is the upfront cost worth it in the l…

Industry Trends5 min
Trends: Five Best Sustainable Building Materials Best Practices

Sustainability and green construction are dominating homebuilding trends as homeowners are choosing energy efficiency as a primary driver i…

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Prepare for the 2021 Storm Season With More Weather Resistant Siding

Do you frequently build in regions with heavy rain or strong winds? 2021 is projected to be a severe storm season, which means your builds …

Inspiration5 min
Small Home Design Ideas: Best Exterior Colors for Your Custom Smaller Home

You're likely building more smaller houses than you were about five years ago. Homeowners across the country want affordability, energy eff…