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News & Stories5 min
Bugs vs. Siding: How to Spot and Prevent Damage

Bugs in wood siding, whether behind engineered wood siding or in traditional wood products, aren’t just troublesome for homeowners—building…

Curb Appeal4 min
Exterior Updates to Consider for the New Year

New year, new you-new look for your home? With the comforts of home now more relevant than ever, it's the perfect time to start thinking ab…

News & Stories4 min
What Are the Best Nails to Use for Engineered Wood Siding?

When you’re installing lap siding, choosing the right LP® SmartSide® installation tools will help lead to a f…

News & Stories5 min
How to Install Siding on a Shed

LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding isn’t designed only to be a durable, beautiful siding option for homes—it can pr…

Curb Appeal4 min
Fresh Color Palettes for Metal Roofs

At the turn of the century, metal roofing exploded in popularity in residential construction due to its many benefits such as being lightwe…

Curb Appeal5 min
Holiday Décor Guide

We're excited to offer a décor guide packed with exterior holiday decorating ideas. Check out how your siding can enhance your décor during…

News & Stories5 min
How to Replace a Piece of Siding

Here is a quick guide to the process of replacing old siding that will lead you to a successful outcome.

Renovation4 min
How to Measure for Siding

With this quick guide to one of the first steps to siding a house, you’ll have the insight you need to calculate siding for a house, leadin…

Renovation5 min
Can You Paint Siding?

We’ve put together a quick guide for the inside scoop on how to paint siding (like LP® SmartSide® Trim & Sidi…

News & Stories5 min
Oregon Music Garage Part 1: Kyle Stumpenhorst Chooses LP Structural Solutions for Resiliency

Contractor Kyle Stumpenhorst's latest project in partnership with LP Building Solutions is the Oregon Music Garage in Oregon, Illinois. Aft…

Industry Trends5 min
Managing Moisture Behind Board and Batten Siding

While board and batten siding is typically made of wood, it can also be made from vinyl, fiber cement or even steel. But if you're worried …

News & Stories6 min
How to Install Flashing Under Siding

Flashing is a key part of the LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding installation process, helping to protect homes fro…

Curb Appeal4 min
What Are the Top Color Trends for Resale Value?

When you're re-siding your home, it's important to consider how your design choices will impact your home's resale value. While the materia…