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LP SmartSide Pre-Finished with Diamond Kote

December 5, 2018

& Durability Like No Other

LP SmartSide siding has been tested by NASA
and proven to outperform other smart siding materials like vinyl and fiber cement
when struck with golf balls, baseballs, and even river rocks that were
traveling at high speeds. This means that things like hail and debris that get
driven up in a storm are no match for your home’s siding, and are sure to come
out on the other side unscathed.


and Termite Repellant

Unlike real wood, rot and termites are
not an issue with LP SmartSide siding.  Each individual strand of wood is coated with
a marine grade resin and special waxes, then treated with zinc borate before being pressed together
and made into siding panels.  This creates
a moisture resistance in the material itself. Since
1996, LP SmartSide strand substrate siding has undergone brutal testing in
Hilo, Hawaii. An average temperature of more than 70 degrees, high humidity and
almost 170 inches of annual rainfall make Hilo’s climate the perfect breeding
ground for wood’s worst enemies – termites, moisture and fungal decay. After
over 2 decades of testing, that siding is still standing strong.


Lengths = Less Seams

LP SmartSide lap siding panels come in 16’
lengths as apposed to the standard 12’ lengths used by James Hardie and other
siding manufacturers. This creates 1/3 less seams on your home improving the
overall appearance.


SmartSide Warranty

With more than 7 billion square feet of
siding sold and 20 years of history without a warranty claim, LP SmartSide is
confident in offering the industries best warranty. 5/50 yr Limited warranty
that covers everything from fungal degradation and termites, to cracking, peeling,
and flaking.


Kote (specialized
pre-finish built on LP SmartSide for exterior siding)

Diamond Kote is designed to be low
maintenance and resists the buildup of dirt and grime, while also locking out
moisture. Being easy to clean, combined with a durable finish reduces your
overall maintenance costs.



A fully automated pre-finish process begins
by sanding and cleaning the substrate to ensure proper adhesion of the finish
for a long term performance. Robotic sprayers provide consistent paint coverage
by breaking down the finish into smaller particles allowing it to
bond better for flawless coverage which cannot be duplicated with
traditional onsite and flood coat applications. Before being chilled for
packaging, the product is first sent through the oven to create a durable
scratch resistant exterior siding product. 


Color Options

With 30 standard colors to choose from, mix
and match colors to make your home as unique as you are. This includes a custom
color option and a

Premium Collection that beautifully mimics natural and distressed wood. 


No Fade Warranty

The Diamond Kote pre-finish process includes
a proprietary paint which uses the purest metal oxide colorants extracted from
rocks. These natural raw pigments don’t fade over time and pigments keep your
siding vibrant while protecting it from destructive Ultraviolet sun rays that
cause synthetic tints to fade quickly. 

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