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Why Premium Sub-Floors Are Making the Biggest Floor Trends Look Better

Sub-floors are often an overlooked part of a home build, especially since the flooring system isn't visible to homeowners. But builders and contractors should take a closer look at the flooring choice the homeowner has selected in order to build a solid base. While it's true the industry has been quietly innovating sub-flooring for greater strength and stiffness, it's important to factor in recent flooring trends when selecting a sub-floor. Floor trends are tipping the scales toward much heavier flooring, requiring sub-flooring to be stiff enough to resist long-term bending and buckling.
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Tips for Challenges Discovered During Vinyl Siding Removal

Remodelers know trouble can lurk when removing vinyl siding. Seasoned professionals approach residing projects with a plan to tackle whatev…

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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 …

LP House Part 3: Kyle Stumpenhorst and Jordan Smith Reflect on Value of the LP Products

With the LP House construction nearing completion, contractors Kyle Stumpenhorst of @rrbuildings and Jordan Smith of @jordansmithbuilds sat…

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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…

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 …

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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…

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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…

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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 …