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What are some reviews for LP SmartSiding?

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Reviews for LP SmartSide are overall very favorable on HomeDepot.com, where 93 percent of customers recommend the product. A small number of reviewers rate their purchase negatively. Positive reviews mention that the home siding product is easy to install, holds paint well and offers a new look at an economical price. Others complain that the product is not durable, does not hold up well with excess rain or moisture, and that it's just average.

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As of November 2015, Gardenweb.com, a forum of Houzz, has both positive and negative reviews of LP SmartSide. Buyers point out that the product offers a solid warranty, is reasonably priced and comes highly recommended by many builders. One reviewer notes that it performed well in a series of home tests when submerged in water and exposed to varying temperatures, but that he ultimately purchased a competitor's product. Other consumers similarly note that they considered SmartSide, but purchased alternative products because competitors offered a better warranty and a broader range of finishes.

In the 1990s, LP faced a series of class-action lawsuits connected to premature rotting, molding and discoloring of their siding products. The LP SmartSide product line has since been reworked to address these problems.

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