Engineered Wood: The Smart Siding Choice

Springtime is definitely for siding. With the weather starting to slowly warm up, many people are spending more time out in their gardens and backyards. Often times, they will look at their homes and quickly realize that they’re in need of residing. For many homeowners, the mere thought of going down that path can be overwhelming. There’s a ton of materials, designs, and products to choose from. Well, we’re here to make your decision real simple. It’s time to learn about engineered wood.

LP® SmartSide®‘s engineered wood siding is made to provide a gorgeous look to your home alongside unmatched durability. And of course, everyone can say that about home exterior product, but engineered has the evidence to back it up. Here are just a few reasons why engineered wood by LP® SmartSide® can change the way you think about study siding.

Engineered wood siding offers longer pieces
At first glance, the fact that engineered wood siding comes in longer pieces doesn’t seem to matter that much. But in reality, longer pieces mean fewer seams. These seams can allow water to get inside your home, which causes cracks and de-lamination. It’s easy to see that this kind of siding could quickly become a homeowner’s nightmare.

Engineered wood siding offers a consistent, pleasant aesthetic
At O.C. Taylor, our clients prefer the patterns found in nature. With engineered wood, you can get the look you want while keeping the innovation today’s homes require. There are many designs and patterns to choose from. And of course, engineered wood is free of wood knot holes or any imperfections. You’re not trading off safety for looks, however.

Engineered wood siding offers resistance
LP® SmartSide® engineered wood siding is made of aspen wood, which is a naturally rock-resistant wood. This allows for a sturdy and strong product that will last. LP® SmartSide® has been around for over 22 years, originally serving the Northeast and Chicago areas. As you could imagine, they needed a product that was able to withstand those frigid climates without cracking every year. Oh, and did we mention that it’s fire resistant? Sounds like a win-win.

LP® SmartSide®‘s engineered wood siding provides durability, security and good looks to any home. And with their longer 5/50 warranty, where your first 5 years are 100% covered for both labor and material, the choice is clear.