When it comes to exterior siding, there are many options available to you (each with its own set of advantages and disadvantages). But one of the newer exterior siding products that have gained popularity in recent years is LP SmartSide siding. In this blog, we will look at 9 advantages that this siding made by Louisiana-Pacific Corporation offers you and why using LP SmartSide siding could be a wise choice for your home.
LP SmartSide siding is made of engineered wood, which makes it stronger and more durable than traditional wood siding. It resists buckling, cracking, peeling, chipping and more. It is also more resistant to damage from impact, moisture, fungal decay and pests. In fact, LP SmartSide siding has been tested and proven to withstand hail up to 1.75 inches in diameter (and when you think about Wisconsin weather, durability is crucial).
2. Variety of Styles
LP SmartSide siding comes in an array of styles, including lap siding, panel siding, shake siding, and trim. This allows you to choose a style that fits your taste and the architectural style of your home.
Compared to other siding options like brick or stone, LP SmartSide siding is much more cost-effective. It is also less expensive than some types of traditional wood siding, and it requires less maintenance over time.
4. Easy Installation
LP SmartSide siding is relatively easy to install, which can save you time and money on installation costs. It can be installed using traditional tools and methods, and it does not require any special equipment.
5. Environmental Sustainability
LP SmartSide siding is an environmentally sustainable option. It is made from wood sourced from sustainable forests, and the manufacturing process uses less energy and water than other types of siding.
LP SmartSide siding can be painted to match any color scheme, allowing you to customize the look of your home. The siding is also pre-primed, which makes the painting process easier and more efficient.
LP SmartSide siding comes with a 50-year limited warranty, which provides you with peace of mind knowing that your siding is covered against defects and damage for an extended period.
8. Resistant to Fading
LP SmartSide siding is engineered to be resistant to fading, which means that it will retain its color over time, even when exposed to sunlight and other elements
9. Increased Home Value
LP SmartSide siding can increase the value of a home. It gives a home a fresh, modern look that can make it more attractive to potential buyers (which can result in a higher sale price if you decide to sell your home in the future).
If you want a cost-effective, low-maintenance, long-lasting, and visually appealing siding option for your home LP SmartSide is siding you don’t have to think too long about. To learn more, stop into your local Chase Lumber, or if in the Milwaukee area visit the nearest Bliffert Lumber location and talk to one of our siding experts about the advantages and options available to you using LP SmartSide siding.