1. 1. LP (Louisiana Pacific) Siding ProblemsWhat Causes LP (Louisiana Pacific) Siding Problems?LP siding, otherwise known as Louisiana Pacific Siding, was theproduct that a number of homeowners sued Louisiana Pacific in aclass action lawsuit. This lawsuit ended up resulting in a judgmentfor the homeowners that added up to 25 million bucks. This lawsuitled to the revelation of some very serious Louisiana Pacific Sidingproblems, and opened the eyes of homeowners looking for Seattlesiding. Here is a look at the LP siding problems that were uncoveredin this landmark case:Have a look at - roofing contractors louisianaThe Louisiana Pacific Siding problems pretty much all lead back tothe fact that Louisiana Pacific Siding was not sealing well when itwas put up. The edges were highly susceptible to water, and thusallowed the product to take on water rather easily. The areas thatleaked most were the bottom of the siding and around the edges andseams. Water is the natural enemy of siding when it is not properlyresistant because the structures underneath are not water friendly atall. This can literally undermine the structure as a whole.Once water soaked into the wood and moistened it, it was only amatter of time before the wood was bogged down with water andheavy. Fungus would then begin to grow and slowly undermine thestructures bit by bit.In areas where the temperature was warmer, the fungus grew rapidly,making the LP siding problems even more rapid. The siding began tobe forced apart and the fungus began to attack even the structuresunderneath. This can completely undermine the structure as a whole,
  2. 2. and led to the discovery of the LP siding problems in many cases.This stage of damage is far too late to actually repair the siding, andin some cases the structure itself.Take a look at - roofing contractorsWhile many homeowners reported these problems to LouisianaPacific, they claim that the company did not help them. Thisproblem likely was part of the reason why the lawsuit was eventuallybrought. In a place like the Pacific Northwest, siding absolutely mustbe water-resistant. With the large volumes of rain, the damage wouldbe massive and quick. LP siding problems have forced strongerguidelines and rules on Seattle siding companies and siding acrossthe United States. In the years to come, those guidelines and laws arelikely to become even more stringent.
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  1. 1. LP (Louisiana Pacific) Siding ProblemsWhat Causes LP (Louisiana Pacific) Siding Problems?LP siding, otherwise known as Louisiana Pacific Siding, was theproduct that a number of homeowners sued Louisiana Pacific in aclass action lawsuit. This lawsuit ended up resulting in a judgmentfor the homeowners that added up to 25 million bucks. This lawsuitled to the revelation of some very serious Louisiana Pacific Sidingproblems, and opened the eyes of homeowners looking for Seattlesiding. Here is a look at the LP siding problems that were uncoveredin this landmark case:Have a look at - roofing contractors louisianaThe Louisiana Pacific Siding problems pretty much all lead back tothe fact that Louisiana Pacific Siding was not sealing well when itwas put up. The edges were highly susceptible to water, and thusallowed the product to take on water rather easily. The areas thatleaked most were the bottom of the siding and around the edges andseams. Water is the natural enemy of siding when it is not properlyresistant because the structures underneath are not water friendly atall. This can literally undermine the structure as a whole.Once water soaked into the wood and moistened it, it was only amatter of time before the wood was bogged down with water andheavy. Fungus would then begin to grow and slowly undermine thestructures bit by bit.In areas where the temperature was warmer, the fungus grew rapidly,making the LP siding problems even more rapid. The siding began tobe forced apart and the fungus began to attack even the structuresunderneath. This can completely undermine the structure as a whole,
  2. 2. and led to the discovery of the LP siding problems in many cases.This stage of damage is far too late to actually repair the siding, andin some cases the structure itself.Take a look at - roofing contractorsWhile many homeowners reported these problems to LouisianaPacific, they claim that the company did not help them. Thisproblem likely was part of the reason why the lawsuit was eventuallybrought. In a place like the Pacific Northwest, siding absolutely mustbe water-resistant. With the large volumes of rain, the damage wouldbe massive and quick. LP siding problems have forced strongerguidelines and rules on Seattle siding companies and siding acrossthe United States. In the years to come, those guidelines and laws arelikely to become even more stringent.
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