LP® SmartSide® Siding to Be Featured on 2015 NextGen Home for Wounded U.S. Veteran

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Showcase Home on Display at IBS + KBIS 2015; LP® SmartSide® Products Chosen as Builder’s Preferred Exterior Siding Solution

One U.S. military veteran will be given a new fully furnished 2015 NextGen Home, which will include LP® SmartSide® treated engineered wood siding products donated by LP® Building Products. The sponsorship demonstrates LP’s continued commitment to supporting wounded U.S. veterans through various programs and initiatives.

Attendees at the 2015 International Builders’ Show® (IBS) and Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) will have the chance to view half of the showcase home on display from Jan. 20-22, 2015, in Las Vegas.

A collaborative initiative of Rebuilding Together and NGHTV, the 2015 NextGen Home is a high-performance makeover of an existing 1,700-square-foot home that features the latest innovations in green, energy-efficient and value-added home building systems, products and services.

LP SmartSide Trim & Siding is pleased to be part of the “Welcome Home” showcase in partnership with NextGen (http://www.NextGenHome.com). In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Rebuilding Together’s Kickoff to Rebuild Project, a Super Bowl sanctioned event, the new modular home will be donated to a Phoenix veteran.

While half of the home will be on display at IBS + KBIS, its adjoining half will be waiting for its new owner in Phoenix, where the two house halves will be showcased together during events in Phoenix on Jan. 31.

LP SmartSide Siding Chosen as ‘Smart,’ NextGen Siding Solution
Sponsoring builder Champion Homes® specifically requested LP SmartSide Trim & Siding as the sole NextGen Home exterior-cladding solution for the various benefits its line of high-performance products provide.

As an engineered wood siding that offers the warmth and beauty of traditional wood, durable LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding products resist damage from impact better than fiber cement and vinyl siding. Also, LP SmartSide siding offers ease of installation for builders since it works and cuts just like traditional wood, taking nails and screws with ease — with no special tools required.

“Increasing numbers of builders, remodelers and DIYers have been continuing to discover the benefits of LP SmartSide products, and we’re excited that the recipient of this NextGen Home will also be able to enjoy beautiful, durable LP SmartSide siding,” said Jason Rowell, segment marketing manager, LP Building Products.

LP SmartSide products will be installed on exterior facets of the home including 8” cedar grain lap, cedar trim, shakes, soffit, 8” on-center panel and fascia — providing an engineered wood siding solution with easy maintenance for the injured veteran, along with an industry-leading 5/50-year limited warranty. For warranty details, visit http://www.LPSmartSide.com. Also, LP’s proprietary SmartGuard® process provides additional strength to LP SmartSide products, helping them to resist moisture, termites and fungal decay.

“We’re pleased to be a part of this project to support a deserving veteran through this cause-worthy initiative. It continues our commitment to benefit wounded veterans through other programs such as Operation FINALLY HOME, which also ‘honors heroes with homes,’” said Mark Tackett, U.S. Navy Veteran and senior market development manager, LP Building Products.

For more information about LP SmartSide Trim & Siding, call 888.820.0325 or visit http://www.LPSmartSide.com.


About LP Building Products
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is a leading manufacturer of quality engineered wood building materials including OSB, structural framing products, and exterior siding for use in residential, industrial and light commercial construction. From manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Chile and Brazil, LP products are sold to builders and homeowners through building materials distributors and dealers and retail home centers. Founded in 1973, LP is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under LPX. For more information, visit http://www.LPCorp.com.

NOTE TO EDITORS: At the 2015 International Builders’ Show, Jan. 20-22, 2015, please visit LP booth C3811. For high-res visuals of LP SmartSide products please contact Patrick Kunklier of hfa at 330.319.6963 or pkunklier(at)teamhfa(dot)com.

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