Sep 18, 2017

The New Era of Pre-Finished Siding

How does the thought of never having to paint your siding again sound? With new technology in the home building product sector, siding is becoming a front runner in the virtually maintenance-free home improvement product category. LP® SmartSide® , the leading manufacturer of engineered wood siding and building materials that perform better while lasting longer, now offers pre-finished siding with Diamond Kote®.  Below, we’ll discuss the features and benefits of Diamond Kote® pre-finishing and why it is an easy decision for your next home siding project.siding

What Is Diamond Kote® Prefinished Siding?

Diamond Kote® uses a one-of-a-kind paint that is specially designed for its advanced application process of LP® SmartSide® siding and trim.  They use metal oxide pigments from rocks in nature to give their colors the strong base it needs to make them last. These mineral-based materials they use will keep your prefinished siding looking vibrant and protect it from ultraviolet rays that cause ordinary siding to fade.

Benefits of Prefinished Siding

Cutting Edge Diamond Kote® Prefinished Application Process

Unlike flood coat and field applied applications that are used in other siding products, Diamond Kote® prefinishing is applied evenly to all painted surfaces. Robotic sprayers break them down into smaller particles allowing the paint to bond better. Then, the coating is oven cured and cooled for the most durable scratch resistant finish.house

Unheard Of 30-year No Fade Warranty For Your Prefinished Siding

You will always have peace of mind installing LP® SmartSide® with Diamond Kote® pre-finishing because it comes with a 30-year no fade warranty, which also includes the first seven years of labor at no cost to the original homeowner. You will never have to worry about repairing or repainting your home because of the strength and confidence in this prefinished siding product. Many pre-finished siding products on the market today don’t warrant against fade, but Diamond Kote® backs up their product like no one else in the industry.

Virtually Maintenance-Free Siding

LP® prefinished siding resists the buildup of dirt and grime. If cleaning your siding would become necessary, simply use your garden hose and it will return your house siding to the crisp, freshly painted look it will maintain for the next 30 years.

Check out some of the popular siding color combinations we’re seeing.

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Amazing Strength

Many products will start to blister, peel or flake off over a few years of weathering, but not LP® pre-finished siding with Diamond Kote®, because they will be durable for years to come. Something called the cross-hatch tape test is a method to test the strength of the bond between a substrate and coating. When you remove the tape on many other siding products, large pieces of the paint will go with it.  That is not the case with LP® prefinished siding with Diamond Kote® that provides a 30-year warranty against all of these weathering factors.

See How Strong LP® SmartSide® Is:

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West St. Paul, MN
May 19, 2022

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Cheryl W.
Trego, WI
May 16, 2022

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Don K.
Savage, MN
May 5, 2022

"Highly recommend. Quality of work and installers was excellent. I am enjoying siding, windows, gutters and a front door. They will be my first call when I come up with another project."

Marlys R.
Newport, MN
May 4, 2022

"Once it was scheduled it went pretty quickly, even in extreme weather conditions. TJ did a good job of overseeing his crew and keeping me informed. During final inspection by Josh, he found some errors made years ago when our roof was last shingled ( not by Lindus). He corrected the errors. The final result- seamless steel siding, window trim, and LeafGuard® Gutters is beautiful."

Judy D.
Mound, MN
April 12, 2022

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Mendota Heights, MN
April 11, 2022
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