BUILDING SUCCESS:
THE BLOG FOR CONTRACTORS

Welcome to "Building Success: The Blog for Contractors" - your go-to resource hub powered by LS Building Products. We believe in the power of sharing - sharing product knowledge, industry insights, and best practices, all aimed at empowering you, our valued partner, in your building journey. Here, we don't just talk about building materials; we delve into how to make them work for your unique vision. We explore the ins and outs of the industry and provide tips to help your business thrive. Consider this space your companion in 'making it happen'. Let's build success, together.

How to Choose the Best Siding Materials for Your Project

How to Choose the Best Siding Materials for Your Project

May 23, 2024

Choosing the right exterior siding material for your project is a pivotal decision that impacts not only the aesthetic appeal but also the durability and maintenance...

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How to Reduce Construction Costs with 8 Proven Strategies

How to Reduce Construction Costs with 8 Proven Strategies

May 17, 2024

Every successful construction project depends on a good eye for controlling costs. With material costs and prices, labor costs, and overhead expenses rising and falling...

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Home Construction Costs in 2024: Current & Upcoming Trends

Home Construction Costs in 2024: Current & Upcoming Trends

May 10, 2024

Whether you are a professional builder or planning to build a new home for your family, it's important to understand the factors that influence construction costs. The...

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The Ultimate Guide to Viwinco S-Series Windows

The Ultimate Guide to Viwinco S-Series Windows

Apr 30, 2024

In the bustling world of home construction and remodeling, efficiency and quality are paramount. Your clients trust you to select materials that not only add beauty and...

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The Basics of Construction Estimating

The Basics of Construction Estimating

Apr 28, 2024

In the realm of construction, accurate estimating stands at the heart of successful project management and client satisfaction. Whether you're spearheading a sprawling...

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2024 Q2 Construction Industry Expectations

2024 Q2 Construction Industry Expectations

Apr 26, 2024

The construction industry, with its cyclical nature and susceptibility to economic shifts, constantly faces uncertainty. Yet, as we step into the second quarter of 2024,...

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Most Innovative Building Product: Ready Rail Aluminum Railing

Most Innovative Building Product: Ready Rail Aluminum Railing

Mar 29, 2024

In the realm of building materials, Regal Ideas Aluminum Railings stand out, not merely playing a role but setting the standard for excellence in any railing project....

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Blueprint Basics: Plan, Section & Elevation Drawings

Blueprint Basics: Plan, Section & Elevation Drawings

Mar 28, 2024

Understanding architectural design can sometimes seem as complex as cracking a secret code. For those in remodeling, contracting, and home planning, knowing the lingo of...

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The Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Supply Chain Issues Ahead?

The Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Supply Chain Issues Ahead?

Mar 27, 2024

When there's a crisis, it's really important to think about how it affects different businesses. Take the recent bridge collapse in Baltimore, for example. It happened...

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MoistureShield Meridian Decking Review

MoistureShield Meridian Decking Review

Feb 29, 2024

It's not every day you come across a decking solution designed with such a blend of artistry and functionality. The Meridian line offers deck boards in 1" x 6"...

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Forget Bigger, Focus on Better: Building the Ideal House in 2024

Forget Bigger, Focus on Better: Building the Ideal House in 2024

Feb 28, 2024

As we navigate through a time of digital connection and intentional living, the way we design our homes is evolving dramatically. With each new year, we're on the...

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Ultimate Guide: MASTIC Carvedwood 44 Siding

Ultimate Guide: MASTIC Carvedwood 44 Siding

Jan 30, 2024

Designing and building impressive exteriors is both an art and a science. It requires attention to detail, high-quality materials, and a seamless installation process....

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Top 10 Non-Negotiables for Professional Builders

Top 10 Non-Negotiables for Professional Builders

Jan 29, 2024

Running a successful construction business requires more than just technical know-how and craftsmanship. It also requires strong business knowledge and a commitment to...

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2024 Builder Challenges in Construction

2024 Builder Challenges in Construction

Jan 28, 2024

The construction industry seems to be gearing up for a dynamic year, facing challenges that will test builders nationwide. Based on the January 2024 survey for the...

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Enhanced Home Drafting & Design Services

Enhanced Home Drafting & Design Services

Dec 29, 2023

Designing and building a home is no small feat, whether you are a professional builder or a homeowner looking to build your dream house. At LS Building Products, we...

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Get Reviews: 5 Steps for Contractors

Get Reviews: 5 Steps for Contractors

Dec 28, 2023

In today's digital age, online reviews have become increasingly important for businesses to thrive and grow. For contractors and builders, positive online reviews can...

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2024 Interest Rates & Home Building

2024 Interest Rates & Home Building

Dec 27, 2023

As a professional builder or contractor, keeping your finger on the pulse of the economy is a critical aspect of your business. Interest rates are a significant factor...

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Why Marvin Ultrex Fiberglass Windows Are Superior to Vinyl

Why Marvin Ultrex Fiberglass Windows Are Superior to Vinyl

Dec 1, 2023

Choosing windows for a construction project can be challenging, even for seasoned builders and contractors. With constant technological advancements, there are now many...

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How to Get Your Residential Construction Business Ready for 2024

How to Get Your Residential Construction Business Ready for 2024

Nov 30, 2023

The demand for residential construction continues to grow, and the industry's future looks bright. However, both challenges and opportunities exist, making it essential...

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2024 Economic Outlook for Builders

2024 Economic Outlook for Builders

Nov 29, 2023

As we enter 2024, builders and contractors across the U.S. are wondering what the year will bring for the construction industry. Understanding the economic forecast for...

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The 5 Best Benefits of CertainTeed Landmark Pro Shingles

The 5 Best Benefits of CertainTeed Landmark Pro Shingles

Aug 31, 2023

In the world of home building, the system you choose for your roofing project is crucial. Whether it's for a new roof or a roof replacement, a high-quality roofing...

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Optimizing Your Contracting Business for Growth & Profitability

Optimizing Your Contracting Business for Growth & Profitability

Aug 23, 2023

In our first episode of Building Success with LS, Bryce Garber, Director of Marketing for LS Building Products and Brad Betson of The Team Guide, talk about leading...

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The Ultimate Guide to Buying Wholesale Building Supplies

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Wholesale Building Supplies

Mar 20, 2023

Whether you’re a professional builder, general contractor, or remodeler, buying building supplies at wholesale prices can offer significant savings and convenience. Not...

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