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Diamond Kote Pre-Finished Composition Siding and Wood Trim
 
         
SECTION 07 46 43
 
         
PRE-FINISHED COMPOSITION SIDING AND WOOD TRIM
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Diamond Kote; building products.
This section is based on the products of Diamond Kote, which is located at:
7102 Commerce Dr.
Schofield, WI 54476
Toll Free Tel: 800-236-1528
Email: request info
Web: https://diamondkotesiding.com
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A house is more than just a place to store your belongings. It is your home - your sanctuary. Home is where you spend quality time with family and friends, relaxing and sharing your life. Diamond Kote Building Products mission is to provide a 30-Year No Fade siding that lets you spend more time doing what you love. With Diamond Kote® you can have confidence that your siding will look and perform for years to come.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Factory-finished engineered wood siding.
 
          B.Factory-finished soffit panels.
 
          C.Factory-finished fascias.
 
          D.Factory-finished engineered wood trims.
 
          E.Starter boards and flashings.
 
          F.Factory-finished engineered wood post wraps.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 05 40 00 - Cold-Formed Metal Framing.
 
          B.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
 
          C.Section 06 11 00 - Wood Framing.
 
          D.Section 07 60 00 - Flashing and Sheet Metal.
 
          E.Section 07 90 00 - Joint Protection.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM C920 - Standard Specification for Elastomeric Joint Sealants
          2.ASTM D2244 - Standard Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates.
          3.ASTM D4214 - Standard Test Methods for Evaluating the Degree of Chalking of Exterior Paint Films.
 
          B.American Wood Protection Association (AWPA).
 
          C.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 
          D.ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES):
          1.ICC-ES ESR-1301 - Louisiana-Pacific Corporation.
 
          E.The Engineered Wood Association (APA):
          1.APA PR-N124 - APA Product Report, LP SmartSide Precision Series Treated-Engineered-Wood Lap and Panel Siding Louisiana-Pacific Corporation.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data:
          1.Engineered wood cladding.
          2.Soffit panels.
          3.Trim and fascia.
          4.Sealant.
          5.Flashing.
          6.Post wraps.
          7.Accessories.
          8.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          9.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          10.Typical installation methods.
 
          C.Sustainable Design Submittals:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Subparagraphs below pertain to LEED 2009 and LEED v4. LP® SmartSide® products may be certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). SFI was named an Alternative Compliance Path provider to FSC-certified wood.
 
          D.Diamond Kote has production facilities in the following locations:
 
          E.7102 Commerce Drive Schofield, WI 54746
 
          F.803 SW 8th Street Stuart, IA 50250
 
          G.3356 Dyess Avenue Rapid City, SD 57701
          1.Certified Wood: Certificates from FSC-alternative compliance body. Confirm wood products comply with forest certification requirements. Include statement indicating cost for each certified wood product.
          2.Recycled Content: Include statement indicating costs and percentage content for pre-consumer and postconsumer recycled materials.
          3.Location of Manufacture: Indicate distance to Project and fraction by weight of each regionally manufactured and extracted material.
 
          H.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction, installation, and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete selection samples option if not required.
 
          I.Selection Samples: Submit manufacturer's full range of standard colors and textures.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete verification samples option if not required.
 
          J.Verification Samples: Submit each exposed product, color, and texture specified, in sizes as follows:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Standard samples are 9 inches long by full width. Larger samples are available by special request.
          1.Lap Siding and Linear Trim: 9 inches long by full width.
          2.Panels: 9 inches long by full width.
          3.Shingle Siding: Full size unit.
          4.Other Trim: 9 inches long.
          5.Prefinished Accessories: Full size.
 
          K.Informational Submittals:
          1.Manufacturer Certificates: Signed by manufacturer certifying engineered wood cladding complies with requirements specified.
          2.Product Test Reports: Based on evaluation of comprehensive tests performed by manufacturer and witnessed by a qualified testing agency.
          a.ICC-ES ESR-1301.
          b.APA PR-N124.
 
          L.Closeout Submittals: Maintenance data.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this section with a minimum five years documented experience.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Review Division 01 requirements for installer qualifications to verify this language is not in conflict.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Firm or individual experienced in installing prefinished wood siding, with a record of successful performance.
 
          C.Source Limitations: Provide each type of product from a single manufacturing source to ensure uniformity.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include mock-up if the project size or quality warrant the expense. The following is one example of how a mock-up on might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Construct a mock-up with actual materials in sufficient time for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate mock-up as acceptable to Architect and provide temporary foundations and support.
          1.Typical wall area approximately 96 inches (2440 mm) long by 120 inches (3050 mm).
          2.Include one window and flashing.
          3.Intent of mock-up is to demonstrate quality of workmanship and visual appearance.
          4.If mock-up is not acceptable, rebuild mock-up until satisfactory results are achieved.
          5.Retain mock-up during construction as a standard for comparison with completed work.
          6.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
          7.Acceptable mock-ups may remain as part of the Work if undamaged at time of Substantial Completion.
 
          E.Sustainable Design Qualifications:
          1.Manufacturer and Fabricator: Certified by an FSC-accredited alternative compliance path certification body.
 
          1.6PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene a conference approximately two weeks before scheduled commencement of the Work. Attendees shall include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda shall include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.7DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Deliver, store and handle materials and products in strict compliance with manufacturer's instructions and industry standards.
 
          B.Store products in manufacturer's labeled packaging until ready for installation. Protect from damage.
 
          C.Store products off ground, level, and under waterproof covering or roof. Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
 
          1.8PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          1.9WARRANTY
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Refer to https://www.diamondkotesiding.com/warranty for information about Diamond Kote's warranties.
 
          A.Manufacturer's Standard Warranty: Transferable limited warranty.
          1.Labor and Replacement Warranty: Manufacturer agrees to provide replacement materials and reimburse labor to repair or replace products that fail in materials or workmanship within five years from date of Substantial completion.
          2.Material Warranty: Manufacturer agrees to provide replacement materials to repair or replace products that fail in materials or workmanship from years six through fifty after date of delivery of the material.
          3.Failures include the following:
          a.Structural failures including buckling.
          b.Deterioration of materials beyond normal weathering.
          c.Fungal degradation.
          d.Cracking, peeling, separating, chipping, flaking, or rupturing of resin-impregnated surface overlay.
          e.Hail damage consisting of a crack, chip, or dent in the surface overlay exceeding 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) in length or diameter. Warranty covers hail up to 1-3/4 inches (44.5 mm) in diameter.
 
          B.Finish Warranty: Manufacturer agrees to repair finishes that deteriorate within specified warranty period.
          1.Deterioration includes the following:
          a.Discoloring due to chalking more than a No. 8 rating when tested according to ASTM D4214.
          b.Peeling or blistering.
          c.Eroding and exposing the substrate.
          d.Discoloring due to yellowing.
          e.Discoloring due to fading more than 3 Delta E when tested according to ASTM D2244.
          2.Warranty Period:
          a.Thirty years, with prorated application costs after year seven and material-only after year fifteen.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Diamond Kote, which is located at: 7102 Commerce Dr.; Schofield, WI 54476; Toll Free Tel: 800-236-1528; Email: request info; Web: https://diamondkotesiding.com
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
          2.2MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
 
          A.Prefinished Strand Siding Materials: Exterior-grade phenolic resin-saturated paper overlay laminated to EPA-registered zinc-borate-preservative-treated engineered wood siding; structurally rated; AWPA compliant; exposed edges sealed for moisture resistance; factory finished.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following paragraph for sustainable products.
 
          B.Certified Wood: Wood products certified through qualified alternative compliance paths.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required or delete paragraphs not required.
 
          2.3FACTORY FINISHED ENGINEERED WOOD SIDING
 
          A.Stacking Lapped Siding:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** See https://www.diamondkotesiding.com/siding/lap-siding/ for more information. Diamond Kote Siding can be used in several fire rated exterior assemblies tested by the Gypsum Association; GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual, as follows:
 
          B.For 1 hour walls, see GA File No. WP8105.
 
          C.For 2 hour walls, see GA File No. WP 8418.
          1.Strand Panel Stacking Lapped Siding: 6 inch RigidStack.
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material furnished with factory-installed heavy-duty plastic spline and beveled top edge.
          b.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          c.Board Width: 6 inches (152 mm).
          d.Exposure: 4-3/4 inches (121 mm).
          e.Board Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete texture and color options not required.
          f.Texture: Wood grained.
          g.Texture: Smooth.
          h.Color: See Drawings.
          i.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          j.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          k.Color: ________.
          2.Strand Panel Stacking Lapped Siding: 8 inch RigidStack.
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material furnished with factory-installed heavy-duty plastic spline and beveled top edge.
          b.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          c.Board Width: 8 inches (203 mm).
          d.Exposure: 6-3/4 inches (171 mm).
          e.Board Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete texture and color options not required.
          f.Texture: Wood grained.
          g.Texture: Smooth.
          h.Color: See Drawings.
          i.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          j.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          k.Color: ________.
          3.Strand Panel Stacking Lapped Siding: 12" RigidStack
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material furnished with factory-installed heavy-duty plastic spline and beveled top edge.
          b.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          c.Board Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          d.Exposure: 10-3/4 inches (273 mm).
          e.Board Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete texture and color options not required.
          1)Texture: Wood grained.
          2)Texture: Smooth.
          3)Color: See Drawings.
          4)Color: Match Architect's sample.
          5)Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          6)Color: ________.
          a)Stacking Siding Accessories:
          7)Starter Strips (W x L): 2-1/2 inch (64 mm) x 10 ft (3048 mm) long galvanized steel starter strip, pre-punched for fasteners, designed to accommodate RigidStack spline.
          8)H-Moldings: Prefinished composition siding manufacturer's standard aluminum moldings designed to cover gaps between siding panel butt joints.
          a)Length: Exposure length matching siding.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not required.
          b)Color: Match siding.
          c)Color: See Drawings.
          d)Color: Match Architect's sample.
          e)Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          f)Color: ________.
 
          D.Lap Siding:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Diamond Kote Siding can be used in several fire rated exterior assemblies tested by the Gypsum Association; GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual, as follows:
 
          E.For 1 hour walls, see GA File No. WP8105.
 
          F.For 2 hour walls, see GA File No. WP 8418.
          1.Strand Panel Lapped Siding: Precision Series Lap.
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material.
          b.Nominal Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          c.Board Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete board width, texture, and color options not required.
          d.Board Width: 6 inches (152 mm).
          e.Board Width: 8 inches (203 mm).
          f.Board Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          g.Texture: Wood grained.
          h.Texture: Smooth.
          i.Color: See Drawings.
          j.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          k.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          l.Color: ________.
          2.Lapped Siding Accessories:
          a.H-Moldings: Pre-finished composition siding manufacturer's standard aluminum moldings designed to cover gaps between siding panel butt joints.
          1)Color: Match siding.
          2)Length: Exposure length matching siding.
 
          G.Stacking Shake Siding:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Diamond Kote Siding can be used in several fire rated exterior assemblies tested by the Gypsum Association; GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual, as follows:
 
          H.For 1 hour walls, see GA File No. WP8105.
 
          I.For 2 hour walls, see GA File No. WP 8418.
          1.Strand Panel Stacking Shake Siding: 7 inch RigidShake.
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material in modular shake units with decorative scoring; furnished with factory-installed heavy-duty plastic spline and beveled top edge.
          b.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          c.Board Width: 7 inches (178 mm).
          d.Exposure: 4-7/8 inches (124 mm).
          e.Board Length: 4 feet (1219 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete bottom edge, texture, and color options not required.
          f.Bottom Edge: Staggered.
          g.Bottom Edge: Straight.
          h.Texture: Wood grained.
          i.Texture: Smooth.
          j.Color: See Drawings.
          k.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          l.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          m.Color: ________.
          2.Strand Panel Stacking Shake Siding: 9" RigidShake
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material in modular shake units with decorative scoring; furnished with factory-installed heavy-duty plastic spline and beveled top edge.
          b.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          c.Board Width: 9 inches (229 mm).
          d.Exposure: 6-7/8 inches (175 mm).
          e.Board Length: 4 feet (1219 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete bottom edge, texture, and color options not required.
          f.Bottom Edge: Staggered.
          g.Bottom Edge: Straight.
          h.Texture: Wood grained.
          i.Texture: Smooth.
          j.Color: See Drawings.
          k.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          l.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          m.Color: ________.
          3.Strand Panel Stacking Shake Siding: 12" RigidShake
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material in modular shake units with decorative scoring; furnished with factory-installed heavy-duty plastic spline and beveled top edge.
          b.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          c.Board Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          d.Exposure: 9-5/8 inches (244 mm).
          e.Board Length: 4 feet (1219 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete bottom edge, texture, and color options not required.
          f.Bottom Edge: Staggered.
          g.Bottom Edge: Straight.
          h.Texture: Wood grained.
          i.Texture: Smooth.
          j.Color: See Drawings.
          k.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          l.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          m.Color: ________.
 
          J.Decorative Shape Siding:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Diamond Kote Siding can be used in several fire rated exterior assemblies tested by the Gypsum Association; GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual, as follows:
 
          K.For 1 hour walls, see GA File No. WP8105.
 
          L.For 2 hour walls, see GA File No. WP 8418.
          1.Decorative Scallop Shape Siding:
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material in modular units with decorative scoring.
          b.Bottom Edge: Scalloped.
          c.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          d.Board Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          e.Board Length: 4 feet (1219 mm).
          f.Exposure: 7-3/4 inches (197 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete texture and color options not required.
          g.Texture: Wood grained.
          h.Texture: Smooth.
          i.Color: See Drawings.
          j.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          k.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          l.Color: ________.
          2.Decorative Octagon Shape Siding:
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material in modular units with decorative scoring.
          b.Bottom Edge: Octagons.
          c.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          d.Board Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          e.Board Length: 4 feet (1219 mm).
          f.Exposure: 9-5/8 inches (244 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete texture and color options not required.
          g.Texture: Wood grained.
          h.Texture: Smooth.
          i.Color: See Drawings.
          j.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          k.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          l.Color: ________.
 
          M.Panel Siding:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Diamond Kote Siding can be used in several fire rated exterior assemblies tested by the Gypsum Association; GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual, as follows:
 
          N.For 1 hour walls, see GA File No. WP8105.
 
          O.For 2 hour walls, see GA File No. WP 8418.
          1.Strand Panel Siding: Grooved wood panel appearance.
          a.Pre-finished strand siding material.
          b.Nominal Board Width: 48 inches (1220 mm).
          c.Edges: Shiplap.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete thickness, length, groove spacing, texture, and color options not required.
          d.Thickness: 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
          e.Thickness: 7/16 inch (11 mm).
          f.Thickness: 19/32 inch (15 mm).
          g.Length: 8 feet (2438 mm).
          h.Length: 9 feet (2743 mm).
          i.Length: 10 feet (3048 mm).
          j.Groove Spacing: 4 inches (102 mm).
          k.Groove Spacing: 8 inches (203 mm).
          l.Texture: Wood grained.
          m.Texture: Smooth.
          n.Color: See Drawings.
          o.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          p.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          q.Color: ________.
          2.Strand Panel Siding: Wood panel appearance without grooves.
          a.Description: Pre-finished strand siding material.
          b.Nominal Board Width: 48 inches (1220 mm).
          c.Edges: Shiplap.
          d.Batten Trim: Pre-finished strand siding material, 19/32 by 3 inches (15 by 76 mm), nominal, 16 feet (4877 mm) long.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete thickness, length, and color options not required.
          e.Thickness: 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
          f.Thickness: 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
          g.Thickness: 7/16 inch (11 mm).
          h.Thickness: 19/32 inch (15 mm).
          i.Length: 8 feet (2438 mm).
          j.Length: 9 feet (2743 mm).
          k.Length: 10 feet (3048 mm).
          l.Texture: Wood grained.
          m.Color: See Drawings.
          n.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          o.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          p.Color: ________.
 
          P.Vertical Siding:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Diamond Kote Siding can be used in several fire rated exterior assemblies tested by the Gypsum Association; GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual, as follows:
 
          Q.For 1 hour walls, see GA File No. WP8105.
 
          R.For 2 hour walls, see GA File No. WP 8418.
          1.Strand Panel Vertical Siding: 38 Series.
          a.Description: Pre-finished strand siding material.
          b.Thickness: 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
          c.Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          d.Batten Trim: Pre-finished strand siding material, 19/32 by 3 inches (15 by 76 mm), nominal, 16 feet (4877 mm) long.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete width, texture, and color options not required.
          e.Width: 16 inches (406 mm).
          f.Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          g.Texture: Wood grained.
          h.Texture: Smooth.
          i.Color: See Drawings.
          j.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          k.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          l.Color: ________.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required or delete paragraphs not required.
 
          2.4FACTORY FINISHED SOFFIT PANELS
 
          A.Non-Venting Strand Panel Soffits:
          1.Pre-finished strand siding material.
          2.Nominal Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          3.Board Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete board width, texture, and color options not required.
          4.Board Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          5.Board Width: 16 inches (406 mm).
          6.Board Width: 24 inches (610 mm).
          7.Texture: Wood grained.
          8.Texture: Smooth.
          9.Color: See Drawings.
          10.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          11.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          12.Color: ________.
 
          B.Venting Strand Panel Soffits:
          1.Pre-finished strand siding material soffits with linear vents.
          2.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          3.Board Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          4.Vent Free Area: 10 sq inches per lineal ft (6451 sq mm per 305 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete board width, texture, and color options not required.
          5.Board Width: 12 inches (305 mm).
          6.Board Width: 16 inches (406 mm).
          7.Board Width: 24 inches (610 mm).
          8.Texture: Wood grained.
          9.Texture: Smooth.
          10.Color: See Drawings.
          11.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          12.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          13.Color: ________.
 
          C.Strand Soffit panel:
          1.Pre-finished strand siding material.
          2.Thickness: 3/8 inches (9 mm).
          3.Nominal Board Width: 48 inches (305 mm).
          4.Board Length: 96 inches (2438 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete texture and color options not required.
          5.Texture: Wood grained.
          6.Texture: Smooth.
          7.Color: See Drawings.
          8.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          9.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          10.Color: ________.
 
          D.Soffit Accessories:
          1.H-Moldings: Pre-finished composition siding manufacturer's standard aluminum moldings designed to cover gaps between soffit panel butt joints.
          a.Color: Match soffit.
          b.Length: Exposure length matching soffit.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.5FACTORY FINISHED FASCIA
 
          A.Strand Panel Plowed-Back Fascia Boards:
          1.Description: Pre-finished strand siding material fascia boards with plowed back to accept soffit pans.
          2.Thickness: 5/8 inches (16 mm).
          3.Board Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          4.Texture: Wood grained.
          5.Board Width: 6 inches (152 mm).
          6.Board Width: 8 inches (203 mm).
          7.Color: See Drawings.
          8.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          9.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          10.Color: ________.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required or delete paragraphs not required.
 
          2.6FACTORY FINISHED ENGINEERED WOOD TRIM
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Includes fasciae, arches, rosettes, nail fins, RigidMount items, etc. Delete trim objects not required.
 
          A.Arch Trim: Pre-finished strand siding material arch trim.
          1.Thickness: 0.91 inches (23 mm).
          2.Size and Radius: See Drawings for custom sizes.
          3.Texture: Wood grained.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete width and color options not required.
          4.Width: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm)
          5.Width: 5-1/2 inches (140 mm)
          6.Color: See Drawings.
          7.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          8.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          9.Color: ________.
 
          B.Rosettes: Pre-finished strand siding material rosette.
          1.Thickness: 0.91 inches (23 mm).
          2.Texture: Wood grained.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete size, and color options not required.
          3.Size: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
          4.Size: 5-1/2 inches (140 mm).
          5.Color: See Drawings.
          6.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          7.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          8.Color: ________.
 
          C.Keystones: Pre-finished strand siding material keystone.
          1.Thickness: 0.91 inches (23 mm).
          2.Texture: Wood grained.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete size, and color options not required.
          3.Size (W x H): 5-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches (140 x 114 mm).
          4.Size (W x H): 7-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches (191 x 165 mm).
          5.Color: See Drawings.
          6.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          7.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          8.Color: ________.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Nail Fin Trim and Nail Fin Corners are applied to the structure via the plastic nailing fin, eliminating the need for face nails and associated touch up painting.
 
          D.Straight Nail Fin Trim: Pre-finished strand siding material manufactured with integral aluminum nailing fin.
          1.Thickness: 0.91 inches (23 mm).
          2.Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete exposure, texture and color options not required.
          3.Exposure: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
          4.Exposure: 5-1/2 inches (140 mm).
          5.Texture: Wood grained.
          6.Texture: Smooth.
          7.Color: See Drawings.
          8.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          a.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          b.Color: ________.
 
          E.Inside Corner Nail Fin Trim: Pre-finished strand siding material manufactured with integral plastic nailing fin.
          1.Thickness: 0.91 inches (23 mm).
          2.Exposure: 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) each leg.
          3.Length: 10 feet (3048 mm).
          4.Texture: Wood grained.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not required.
          5.Color: See Drawings.
          6.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          7.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          8.Color: ________.
 
          F.Outside Corner Nail Fin Trim: Pre-finished strand siding material manufactured with integral plastic nailing fin.
          1.Thickness: 0.91 inches (23 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete exposure, length, texture, and color options not required.
          2.Exposure: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) each leg.
          3.Exposure: 5-1/2 inches (140 mm) each leg.
          4.Length: 10 feet (3048 mm).
          5.Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          6.Texture: Wood grained.
          7.Texture: Smooth.
          8.Color: See Drawings.
          9.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          10.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          11.Color: ________.
 
          G.Strand Trim: Solid pre-finished trim members; same material as cladding.
          1.Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete thickness, width, texture, and color options not required.
          2.Thickness: 0.53 inch (13.5 mm).
          3.Thickness: 0.625 inch (15 mm).
          4.Thickness: 0.91 inch (23 mm).
          5.Width: 1-1/2 inch (38 mm).
          6.Width: 2-1/2 inch (63 mm).
          7.Width: 3-1/2 inch (89 mm).
          8.Width: 5-1/2 inch (140 mm).
          9.Width: 7.2 inch (184 mm).
          10.Width: 9.2 inch (235 mm).
          11.Width: 11.2 inch (286 mm).
          12.Texture: Wood grained.
          13.Texture: Smooth.
          14.Color: Match cladding.
          15.Color: See Drawings.
          16.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          17.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          18.Color: ________.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required or delete paragraphs not required.
 
          2.7STARTER BOARDS AND FLASHINGS
 
          A.Starter Boards: Pre-finished composition siding manufacturer's standard PVC-based trim with integral concealed fastener installation system in colors to match siding.
          1.Nominal Thickness: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
          2.Height: 7-1/4 inches (184 mm).
          3.Exposure: 5-13/16 inches (148 mm).
          4.Length: 16 feet (4877 mm).
 
          B.Flashing: Minimum 0.019 inch (0.48 mm) thick prefinished aluminum.
          1.Flashing Types:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete flashing options not required.
          a.Drip Cap Flashing: Preformed z-shaped flashing for use above horizontal trims.
          b.Diverter Flashing: Preformed flashing used where sloped roofs meet vertical walls.
          c.Spacer Flashing: Preformed flashing provides clearance gaps between siding materials and roofing, decks, and hardscape materials.
          d.Brick Ledge Flashing: Preformed flashing for use between masonry and composition siding.
          e.Z-Flashing: Preformed flashing designed to keep water out of horizontal seams when stacking panel siding.
          f.Trim Coil: 24 inch (610 mm) wide prefinished aluminum sheet stock for field forming, 50 feet (15.24 m) long.
          2.Aluminum Flashing Finish: As provided by siding manufacturer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not required.
          a.Color: Match adjacent siding,
          b.Color: See Drawings.
          c.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          d.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          e.Color: ________.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.8FACTORY-FINISHED ENGINEERED WOOD POST WRAPS
 
          A.Strand Panel Post Wraps: Pro-Post Wrap
          1.Pre-finished strand siding material fabricated with interlocking joint.
          2.Thickness: 0.53 inches (13 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete width options not required.
          3.Width: 4 x 4 (89 x 89 mm) Posts: Four, 5 inch (127 mm) boards per post.
          4.Width: 4 x 6 (89 x 140 mm) Posts: Two, 5 inch (127 mm) boards and two 7 inch (178 mm) boards per post.
          5.Width: 6 x 6 (140 x 140 mm) Posts: Four, 7 inch (178 mm) boards per post.
          6.Board Length: 12 feet (3658 mm).
          7.Post Wrap Accessories:
          a.Glue Kit: Manufacturer's standard.
          8.Texture: Wood grained.
          9.Color: See Drawings.
          10.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          11.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          12.Color: ________.
 
          2.9ACCESSORIES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** RigidMount are premanufactured blocks of strand siding material accommodating electrical outlets, hose bibs, dryer vents, cable penetrations, and house numbers. Refer to https://www.diamondkotesiding.com/light-and-utility-blocks/ for information.
 
          2.10Delete accessories options and choices not required.
 
          A.Siding Accessories: Pre-finished strand siding material manufactured with built-in drip cap and concealed nailing flanges.
          1.RigidMount UL Electrical: Strand siding material trim with built-in junction box.
          a.Dimensions (W x H x T): 5.94 x 6.94 x 1.45 inches (151 x 176 x 34 mm).
          b.For mounting outlets; medium sized lights.
          c.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          d.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          e.UL certified outlet exceeds IRC requirements. Canadian cUL certified.
          2.RigidMount Receptacle: Strand siding material trim without built-in junction box.
          a.Dimensions (W x H x T): 5.88 x 7.69 x 1.13 inches (149 x 195 x 28 mm).
          b.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          c.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          d.Contains receptacle hole; 2.63 x 4.25 inches ( mm).
          3.RigidMount Blank Universal: Strand siding material trim.
          a.Dimensions (W x H x T): 8.25 x 10.313 x 1.13 inches (210 x 262 x 28 mm).
          b.Multi-purpose mounting surface: field modify as required.
          c.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          d.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          e.Contains no holes.
          4.RigidMount Universal: Strand siding material trim with pass through for utility, 8.25 by 10.31 inches (210 mm by 262 mm).
          a.For mounting exterior lighting, intake, and exhaust vents.
          b.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          c.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          d.Center Hole: 4.063 inches ( mm)
          5.RigidMount Split Block: Two-piece strand siding material trim with adjustable sized pass through for utility.
          a.Dimensions (W x H x T): 5.88 x 7.69 x 1.13 inches (149 x 195 x 28 mm).
          b.Split design for installation around gas, water, data and network boxes and electrical conduits.
          c.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          d.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          e.Contains a 1.375 inch ( mm) hole at the split line. Can be modified for larger hole if needed.
          6.RigidMount Oversize: Strand siding material trim.
          a.For mounting large exterior lighting; intake and exhaust vents.
          b.Dimensions (W x H x T): 8.25 x 14.3 x 1.13 inches (210 x 364 x 28 mm).
          c.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          d.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          e.Center Hole: 4.063 inches ( mm)
          7.RigidMount Blank Horizontal: Strand siding material trim.
          a.Dimensions (W x H x T): 15.88 x 8.75 x 1.13 inches (403 x 222 x 28 mm).
          b.For easy pass through for HVAC piping or any mix of wall utilities.
          c.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          d.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          e.Contains no holes.
          8.RigidMount Personalized: Strand siding material trim.
          a.Dimensions (W x H x T): 15.88 x 8.75 x 1.13 inches (403 x 222 x 28 mm).
          b.Built in Drip cap. Hidden fastener nailing flange.
          c.Woodgrain parallel to grain on adjacent siding.
          d.Customized alphanumeric characters routed in black finish.
          1)Five Characters: "________"
          e.Customized alphanumeric characters routed in white finish.
          1)Five Characters: "________"
          9.Texture: Wood grained.
          10.Texture: Smooth.
          11.Color: See Drawings.
          12.Color: Match Architect's sample.
          13.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer's full range.
          14.Color: ________.
 
          B.Fasteners: ASTM A153, hot-dip galvanized or stainless steel nails; size recommended by manufacturer to achieve proper penetration of substrate.
          1.Coil DK Nail 3 inch RS CLCEM 119A. Recommended for pneumatic fastening of LP SmartSide siding and trims
          2.Coil DK Nail 2-1/2 inch RS CLCEM 117A. Recommended for pneumatic fastening of LP SmartSide siding and trims
          3.Ring Shank Hand Drive: 1-3/4 inch DK Nail RS No. 5 Box R-104A. for hand fastening of nail fin corners and nail fin trim.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Color-matched fastener heads are available from Diamond Kote® to eliminate touching up nail heads.
          4.Colored Fasteners: Pre-finished nails. Color to match siding.
          a.2-1/2 inch No. 5 8D DK Painted Nails. For face nailing pre-finished LP SmartSide.
          b.Cortex White WG 50/250/750 Lf/Bx Screw and Plug. For Starter Board Installation:
          1)Drive Type: No. 20 Torx ttap.
          2)Shank Design: No 9, Dual lead 12 threads per inch.
          3)Length: 2 inches (51 mm).
 
          C.Sealant: ASTM C920, minimum Class 25 sealant, type recommended by siding manufacturer.
 
          D.Touch-Up Paint: Pre-finished composition siding manufacturer's standard touch-up paint provided in 8 ounce (227 ml) bottles in colors matching siding.
 
          2.11FINISHES
 
          A.Factory Wood Finishing:
          1.Pre-finished composition siding manufacturer's oven-cured, water-based coating with metal oxide pigments.
          2.Basis of Design: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide Diamond Kote Pre-finish.
 
          B.Aluminum Finishes: Pre-finished composition siding manufacturer's standard finishes in colors to match wood siding.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed and prepared.
 
          B.Verify concealed framing for support and anchorage of prefinished composition for the following:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items not required.
          1.Cladding.
          2.Soffit.
          3.Fascia and trim.
          4.Post wrap.
 
          C.Verify that substrate has been installed to permit proper installation of prefinished composition for the following:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items options not required.
          1.Cladding.
          2.Soffit.
          3.Fascia and trim.
          4.Post wrap.
 
          D.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Prepare substrates using manufacturer's recommended methods.
 
          B.Do not install until substrates have been properly prepared and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected.
 
          C.Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
          1.Install in accordance with conditions stated in ICC-ES ESR-1301.
          2.Properly space joints to allow for equilibration.
 
          B.Do not cut cladding to fabricate trim; use trim components.
 
          C.Install H-Moldings between siding butt joints as recommended by manufacturer.
 
          D.Vertical Siding for Board and Batten Applications: Vertical siding or batten may only span one plate to plate. Due to plate shrinkage, each vertical application shall not span beyond one floor to ceiling distance or one floor to top of gable distance.
 
          E.Seal around penetrations.
 
          F.Paint exposed cut edges, blemishes, and unfinished exposed fasteners with siding manufacturer's touch-up paint.
 
          3.4ADJUSTING AND CLEANING
 
          A.Remove damaged, improperly installed, or otherwise defective materials and replace with new materials.
 
          B.Clean finished surfaces according to manufacturer's written instructions and maintain in a clean condition during construction.
 
          3.5PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect installed products until Substantial Completion.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products.
 
         
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