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Apr 18, 2013, 10:13 ET
From the NASA evaluation: “The impact velocities were 72.8 mph for the fiber cement siding sample and 77.7 mph for the LP® [engineered wood] siding sample. … The fiber cement siding sample [SHOWN HERE] sustained a large hole and backside spalling. There was no visual evidence of damage in the LP siding sample.”

LP SmartSide Siding Found to Be More Impact Damage-Resistant Than Fiber Cement Siding

Under the Reimbursable Space Act Agreement SAA3-1272, LP Building Products recently asked the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...

Mar 19, 2013, 15:08 ET

Choose Durable Residential Siding

 Spring is a great time to reside your house, whether to increase your home's value or to replace damaged siding, but be sure to evaluate all...