Advantages of LP Engineered Smartside Wood Siding
Homeowners are looking for siding with the natural appearance of brick, stone, or wood. However, brick and stone can be expensive, LP smartsiding can give you the beauty of real wood without the extravagant costs of brick or stone. And you won’t have the maintenance that comes with real wood. LP Smartside is engineered to last and the 50 year warranty proves LP’s commitment to their product. LP smartside has been installed on over 4 million homes since 1997.
LP Smartside siding offers all the the warmth and beauty of traditional wood, along with the advantages of LP engineered wood. LP’s advanced technology actually improves upon nature, creating products that are more durable and consistent than traditional wood products. Free of knots and common defects, LP Smartside products resist twisting, warping, cupping, and shrinking. They work and cut just like traditional wood, taking nails and screws with ease. No special tools or protective gear are needed.
LP Smartside siding products are resistant to impact damage from common projectiles such as golf balls, baseballs and rocks than fiber cement products. In fact, independent testing by NASA confirmed it. LP Smartside products have a more realistic wood texture than fiber cement products. LP Smartside is significantly lighter per lineal foot and stronger than fiber cement making it easier to install. And with 16 foot lengths LP Smartside will give you up to 33% fewer seams which gives a beautiful end result.
In addition LP Smartside offers impressive consistency and outstanding workability. LP Smartside siding products also offer the remarkable protection of proprietary Smartguard manufacturing process. Every step of the Smartguard process is designed to create the most durable products possible. LP Smartside applies zinc borate to their product to resist fungal decay, termite damage and other insect infiltration.
Good For The Planet
The entire LP Smartside is exceptionally efficient. Our wood is obtained under strict Sustainable Forestry Initiative standards. For every tree cut down we plant 2 trees in its place. Our process uses the entire log, either in the product or for fuel. We know of no other family of siding products that offer our level of sustainability. lP Smartside can help you qualify for green building programs.