How much does SmartSide siding cost?
LP SmartSide cost: $2.00 to $4.00 per square foot for siding and all trim accessories. LP SmartSide installation: $5.00 to $10.00 per square foot. LP SmartSide total cost: $7.00 – 14.00 per square foot. LP SmartSide ROI: 82% to 87%
Is LP Smart siding any good?
LP SmartSide® is a great product that I have yet to find a single failure on, but I suspect I’ll be seeing failures soon enough, because I find installation errors on nearly every home I inspect. If you install LP SmartSide®, don’t make these mistakes.
What is SmartSide siding?
LP SmartSide siding looks more like traditional wood because it’s made of wood – wood strands and fibers that are treated with zinc borate to resist damage from termites and fungal decay. LP SmartSide products give you design flexibility for your next project.
What is the difference between SmartSide 38 and 76?
What’s the difference between Series 38 and Series 76 Lap Siding? Other than material thickness, one main difference is 38 Series Lap Siding may be installed on studs spaced a maximum of 16 inches o.c. whereas 76 Series Lap Siding may be installed on studs a maximum of 24 inches o.c.
What is the cheapest way to side a house?
Vinyl siding is cheap, ranking among one of the least expensive ways to side your home. Many homeowners are happy with the look of vinyl siding. Vinyl’s look is improving, too, with technological advancements in texture and colorfastness. You can also paint it if you want.
Has LP SmartSide been discontinued?
She said sales of LP’s SmartSide fiber-based siding, produced at the Roaring River plant, have continued to decline and the company decided to discontinue production of fiber-based siding in the U.S. by the end of 2020.
Which type of siding is best?
Types of Siding Materials:
|Aluminum & Steel||Good||30-50 years|
|Fiber Cement & Composite||Good||35-50 years|
Can SmartSide get wet?
Exposure to water should be a consideration as you choose siding materials. Although most siding products are not completely waterproof nor flood resistant, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding is engineered with LP’s proprietary SmartGuard® process to withstand siding water damage and help protect your home from moisture.
What is the least expensive type of siding?
Vinyl siding is also one of the cheapest siding options on the market, both in material and installation costs. Vinyl siding can be installed quickly and can even be installed directly over existing material. The average price of vinyl siding is $2 to $7 per square foot, installed.
What is the easiest siding to install?
How to Install Vinyl Siding. Compared to other sidings, vinyl is one of the easiest to install. It cuts easily, can be put up quickly, and requires no painting.
How long does LP smart siding last?
All LP SmartSide Siding products are treated with SmartGuard, a zinc borate based process. Moisture stays out for the long-term and protects against harsh weather, decay, fungi and termites. The Lp SmartSide Diamond color is baked on to the siding panel, to ensure a long lasting durable product, warrantied for up to 30 years.
What is SmartSide made of?
LP SmartSide is made out of what LP calls an “engineered wood” product. The first step in the process involves placing raw lumber through a wood chipper to create wood strands/chips that are somewhat uniform in shape & size.
What is smart siding material?
SmartSide Siding is available as lap siding or panel siding. Material: LP SmartSide siding is a manufactured wood product. It is coated with SmartGuard®, LP’s proprietary sealant, which includes waxes, zinc borate and other advanced binders to make it resistant to water and termite damage.
What is smart wood siding?
LP Smart Siding is a particular type of siding produced by LP Building products. They are designed to resins and wood fibers as a type of manufactured wood designed to mimic real products, especially cedar siding. They are also designed to weather rain, heat and cold more effectively than other manufactured products.