How to Install LP SmartSide Trim & Siding: Panel Siding

August 3, 2018


No matter your design plans, LP SmartSide Panel Siding allows you to install with confidence.

Some contractors like to finish the front wall of their projects with lap siding and the remaining walls with panel siding. This means the panel siding chosen must offer the same durability and longer-lasting beauty as the project’s lap siding. 

In this video, check out the basic requirements for setting up your panel siding installation, as well as the double-nailing technique that will ensure your panel siding is attached successfully.

LP SmartSide Panel Siding comes in 8-, 9- or 10-foot lengths and is equipped with square or shiplap edges. Combined with easy nail gun installation, this means it can save you time and money as you use it.

After watching, be sure to review and print these helpful instructions for installing both fiber substrate panel siding and strand substrate panel siding.

Tune in to more videos about how to install LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products on For your next step in installation, check out this video on how to install cedar texture shakes.

LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products feature treated engineered wood designed to protect against weather elements like hail and moisture in order to achieve longer lasting beauty. With an easier installation process, they offer the look many homeowners crave while avoiding the typical pitfalls of untreated wood. LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products are also backed by an industry-leading warranty.

As you work with LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products, we highly recommend visiting to find detailed installation instructions and more information about LP SmartSide Trim & Siding products.


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