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Business Advice4 min
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 …

Industry Trends4 min
Flame Spread vs. Burn Through vs. Fireproof

While LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing offers both flame-spread and burn-through resistance, it’s importa…

Industry Trends3 min
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…

Builders Choose LP® FlameBlock® Sheathing as Townhome Construction Booms

Whether you call them "townhomes" or "townhouses", single-family attached housing is having a great year. NAHB's Eye on Housing blog report…

Industry Trends12 min
Today's Smaller, Tighter Lot Size Focuses More Attention on Fire Separation Distance

It’s no secret that many developers, architects, and home and multifamily builders are reducing lot size as one way hold down housing costs…

Business Advice7 min
Why Architects Value LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing in Multifamily Design

With its design flexibility, strength and cost-saving benefits, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing has beco…

Inspiration7 min
LP® FlameBlock® OSB: Perfect Fit For Today's Smaller Homes

According to Metrostudy, the average home size in the nation's top 15 housing markets has declined over the past two years. The biggest dip…

Inspiration2 min
2x6 Walls Achieve Multiple Goals

In many climates, codes are forcing residential construction to use 2x6 walls and denser insulation such as mineral wool. At the same time,…

Creating a High Performance Roof Deck

We know that builders value product efficiency and reliability, especially in these times of a skilled labor shortage. As builders seek out…

Inspiration2 min
How Fire-Rated OSB Outperforms FRT Plywood

Both fire-rated OSB and Fire Retardant Treated (FRT) plywood are commonly used in fire-rated wall sheathing and roof deck applications. Bec…

Inspiration5 min
Engineering: The Key to High-Performance Products

It’s difficult to measure the performance characteristics of many traditional building materials like lumber and stone – and they haven’t i…

Industry Trends5 min
2018 Housing Forecast: Steady Year Ahead

As we kick off 2018, builders, architects and product manufacturers are making their predictions and looking for new opportunities in the y…

Inspiration5 min
Product Testing That Goes The Extra Mile

Just like the stock market, the construction industry hates uncertainty. Architects and builders look for high-performance products they ca…