LP SmartSide lap siding installation

Contractor’s Corner: Home Run Improvement in Louisville, Kentucky

When it comes to remodeling a home, contractors and homeowners alike have one priority at the top of their list: value. Homeowners want a home that is not only beautiful, but one that is durable and will make their investment worthwhile. Additionally, contractors strive to provide the best craftsmanship to their homeowners while using still using materials that make lap siding installation a seamless process. LP® SmartSide® engineered wood siding has proven to be that all-in-one material provider for Home Run Improvement. We select LP as the top-choice provider for all of our work for four main reasons. (more…)

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Contractor’s Corner: Everest Siding and Windows in Houston, Texas

In Houston, Texas, the siding market has traditionally been dominated by James Hardie® fiber cement siding. One might argue that LP® SmartSide® engineered wood siding is a hard sell. However, what I have come to realize after selling both products for the past three years is that when prospective customers are well-educated about the benefits of LP SmartSide siding, two out of three times they will chose it over other options. (more…)

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different types of home cladding

How to Successfully Mix Different Types of Cladding on a Home

Siding has become part of the ongoing evolution within the building industry. The quality, durability and beauty of siding materials has evolved greatly in recent decades, giving contractors and homeowners an impressive number of choices that not only look good, but are also durable and long-lasting. Today, it’s possible to achieve an array of different looks without spending a lot of time and money on siding maintenance. Let’s take a look at how to mix and match siding to create unique house siding designs. (more…)

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Contractor’s Corner: RenovationPLUS in Carmel, Indiana

As a design-build remodeling contractor, renovationPLUS is heavily involved in complete exterior renovations. We have focused solely on installing engineered wood siding from LP for our projects since 2007. With the great variety of panel profiles and trim options available, we are able to transform exteriors without mixing and matching different vendors. Our company is able to offer clients the one of the best warranties available on a sustainable, wood-based product that will hold a great finish, withstand the elements and more. (more…)

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