What is masonite siding?

Answer Masonite siding is siding---shingles/boards used on building exteriors to protect against rain and other elements---made from a processed wood fiber product invented in the United States in 1924 ca... Read More »

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Can you sand Masonite siding?

Smooth Masonite siding can be sanded. If siding is old extra care should be taken because it typically gets brittle. Using a random orbital sander with fine grit sandpaper is recommended.References... Read More »

What Are the Different Styles of Masonite Siding?

Masonite is a manufacturer of building products. At one time Masonite produced a hardboard siding product that has since been discontinued. However, warranties for some Masonite siding installation... Read More »

Can you burn masonite siding?

Masonite siding is made from wood fibers, resin and wax, and it is susceptible to fire and burning. In fact, Topeka, Kansas, has Masonite siding on their nonapproved burning list. The Masonite webs... Read More »

Who makes Masonite house siding?

Masonite house siding was manufactured by the Masonite Corporation. The corporation ceased manufacturing the product after a series of lawsuits in the 1980s and 1990s, which claimed performance fai... Read More »