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INSTALLER ADVANTAGES

Learn how our Complete Siding System™ assures faster and easier installation.

COMPLETE SIDING SYSTEM™

FASTER INSTALL

Time studies show that Lap Siding with RigidStack™, with its heavy duty spline, installs up to 22% faster than standard 16′ lap siding.

NO FACE NAILS

Save time spent touching up nail heads with blind nail application. No face nails limits touch-ups and helps you get more done in a day.

COLOR-MATCHED

The Complete Siding System is color-matched to take the guess work out of coordinating siding and trim pieces, creating a flawless finish.

SAVE UP TO 75% OF INSTALL TIME

Diamond Kote’s pre-made accessories cut install time down by up to 75% allowing you to install more siding in a day. Watch our RigidMount and Nail Fin Outside Corner time studies to learn more.

CAULKLESS TRIM & CORNER INSTALL

Rabbeted Nail Fin Trim and Corners feature a J-Pocket for quick and flawless install. The J-Pocket allows siding to slide into place, eliminating the need for caulking and resulting in a more refined look.

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ADVANTAGES FOR INSTALLERS

LAP SIDING WITH RIGIDSTACK™

Lap Siding with RigidStack™ is designed with a spline to stack and lock together for ultimate performance. The strength and beauty of RigidStack™ siding will accentuate the architecture of any home.

  • Available in 6″, 8″ and 12″ widths
  • Available in 16′ lengths for up to 33% fewer seams
  • Lap Siding with RigidStack™ installs up to 22% faster than standard 16′ lap
  • Blind nail application, save time spent touch-up painting nail heads
  • Extreme strength for wind resistance, straighter looking walls and accurate spacing for a better appearance
  • 375% stronger - Independent testing shows it takes 70 pounds to pull Lap Siding with RigidStack away from the wall compared to competitive products

SHAKE SIDING WITH RIGIDSTACK™

Shake Siding with RigidStack™ siding stacks and locks together creating extreme strength for wind resistance.

  • Available Staggered Edge or Straight Edge in 7″, 9″ and 12″ sizes
  • Shake Siding with RigidStack are 4′ panels and include a heavy duty spline in the back making this a stackable product for faster installation
  • 375% more strength - independent testing shows it takes 70 pounds to pull Shake Siding with RigidStack away from the wall compared to competitive products
  • Less wasted material and 40% lighter compared to fiber cement

PROTECTIVE TRIM SYSTEM

The Diamond Kote® Protective Trim System works together to conceal nail heads and reduce seams. The result is a flawless finished home you'll be proud of for many years to come.

  • Eliminates sunken/unsightly nail heads and touch-up
  • Rabbeted Nail Fin Trim is available in 4″ and 6″ widths, and 16′ lengths
  • Nail Fin Outside & Inside Corners are designed as one-piece resulting in extreme durability and a seamless appearance
  • Rabbeted Nail Fin Outside Corners are available in 4″ widths, in 10′ and 16′ lengths
  • Nail Fin Inside Corners are available in 2″ widths and variable lengths
  • Pre-assembled with nail fin and lock-joint preserves craftsmanship while saving up to 67% install time

RIGIDMOUNT™

There is no need to waste time fabricating mounting blocks in the field. We offer an exclusive line of blocks to protect exterior protrusions that are color-matched for a seamless look.

  • Grab-N-Go Installation
  • Built in drip cap and nailing flange
  • Eliminates time spent cutting and installing metal flashing
  • No nail heads to touch up
  • Reduces risk of moisture intrusion
    Eight RigidMount™ options
  • Available in 8 configurations: Receptacle, Split Block, UL Electrical, Blank Universal, Universal, Oversizes, Blank Horizontal. Personalized RigidMount bocks are available up to 6 digits in black or white.

WEATHERPROOFING

Our weatherproofing package is designed for compatibility with Diamond Kote siding and our color selection. Flashing allows for proper water drainage, saving homeowners from costly repairs due to mildew, rot, and more.

  • Reduce call backs with proper flashing
  • Color-matched to all Diamond Kote siding colors
  • All flashing options are compatible with our siding colors
  • H-Molding’s eliminate the use of caulking that can create maintenance issues
  • Weatherproofing options include Drip Caps, Spacer Flashing, H-Molding, Brick Ledge Flashing, Z-Flash, and Diverter Flashing

PRO-POST WRAP™

To eliminate miters, which can open up over time, Pro-Post Wrap™ features a field-proven interlocked joint for a near seamless finished appearance.

  • Pro-Post Wraps are shipped ready to assemble
  • Versatile for new construction and remodel applications
  • 12 ft. lengths are presized to wrap nominal 4×4, 4×6, or 6×6 posts
  • Pro-Post Wraps are NOT engineered for structural loadbearing use by themselves, without a structural member

SOFFIT/FASCIA

Create a dramatic effect by finishing your overhangs, porch, and ceilings with the same woodgrain look.

  • Plowed Fascia available in cedar finish in 16′ lengths and 8″ widths
  • Soffit is available in 16′ lengths​ available in vented or solid and three pre-cut widths to fit 12″, 16″ and 24″ overhangs
  • 4′ x 8′ Solid soffit panels are perfect for porches or long overhangs
    Free of knots and common defects, for less waste and no culling
  • 10′ Soffit Channel available for seams
  • Precisely cut vents offer 10 square inches of ventilation per linear foot, making it easier to meet code requirements and roofing manufacturers recommended warranty requirements
Moisture Management System

Diamond Kote siding and the Diamond Kote Moisture Management System work in unison to ensure homes and commercial buildings are protected from the elements.

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