Diamond Kote® Building Products leads the industry as the #1 brand of pre-finished LP® SmartSide®.

Diamond Kote


Diamond Kote® Building Products


Three manufacturing facilities Schofield, WI, Rapid City, SD, Stuart, Iowa

Years in business:

Pre-finishing siding since 2004

History of the company:

Diamond Kote® Building Products leads the industry as the #1 brand of pre-finished LP® SmartSide®. Our complete siding system is backed by a 30-Year No Fade Warranty, so you can feel confident every time you pull in the driveway. Diamond Kote® is an American-made company and 100% employee-owned! Thanks to our amazing employee-owners and their mission to produce siding built to last, our products have been pushed to the international stage. Our formulated finish and innovative technology first began in Schofield, Wisconsin. This manufacturing facility has expanded three times and we are planning another addition this year! Due to unprecedented product demand, we have also added two additional manufacturing facilities over the years; one in Rapid City, South Dakota and one in Stuart, Iowa. Our footprint has grown from regionally to coast-to-coast, and internationally to our friends in Canada.

What products do you offer?

At Diamond Kote, we offer a pre-finished siding system (painted in our manufacturing facility) all backed by a 30-Year No Fade Warranty. Choose from 29 standard colors or pick a custom color to make your home as unique as you are. Our complete siding system is designed to hide nail heads to create a quality, flawless finished look on your home. Build your dream home with RigidStack™ siding. Diamond Kote’s RigidStack siding is designed to stack and lock together making it 375% stronger than standard lap siding. RigidStack can stand up to 200 MPH high winds and hail up to 1.75″ in diameter. Visit our website to see our full offering of siding products to help create your look including shakes, board & batten, trims.

What sets Diamond Kote apart in the industry?

We set the industry apart with our complete siding system to design your home, backed by the same 30-Year No Fade Warranty. Enjoy a durable scratch-resistant finish that withstands the test of time with no peeling, chalking, or fading.

What are the top trends for siding and trim right now?

Homeowners are typically choosing two to three colors per house for main siding, accent color, and trim color with multiple siding textures like siding, shakes, board, and batten. Color trends we continue to see are dark colors, blues, and gray tones. The newest color trends are going toward more natural looks/tones.

How do you see siding changing in the next couple of years?

We are releasing a new siding collection, Back to Nature, later this spring that is unlike anything else out there. Featuring seven colors inspired by nature and that look like real woods. Stay connected with us on social media to stay tuned on availability.

What is a key tip or hack when it comes to picking out siding?

When choosing color there are a few things to consider. The style and era of your home—Be mindful of the color tones in any stone, roofing, and decking with siding, and look at your home’s landscaping/location. For example, heavily wooded/shaded areas will make colors appear darker if there isn’t a lot of direct light. If you are struggling with choosing color, we are here to help! Visit diamondkotesiding.com to use our Home Visualizer. You can upload a drawing or photo of your home to test different color options. Not sure what colors go together? Choose from our pre-made color pallets designed by color experts.

Why should someone go with Diamond Kote?

The advantages of Diamond Kote pre-finished siding is the quality and consistency in paint coverage with our specialized paints and technology. Our siding is very low maintenance and durable for the long haul. By choosing Diamond Kote’s 30-Year No Fade siding you can save tens of thousands of dollars in repainting costs.

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