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Maintenance Tips for Elastomeric Compound Masonite Siding
March 28, 2023 at 4:00 AM
Maintenance Tips for Elastomeric Compound Masonite Siding

Back in the 1980s and early 1990s, elastomeric compound Masonite siding became a popular choice among homeowners. It’s a budget-friendly siding choice that offers great curb appeal, but just like any other type of siding material, it requires some basic maintenance to preserve its look and functionality. If your home has Masonite siding, it’s helpful to know how it benefits your property and what issues you might run into in the future.

Benefits of elastomeric compound Masonite siding.

Environmentally friendly.

While it has a similar look to actual wood siding, elastomeric compound Masonite siding is made up of recycled wood materials that are held together with glue or resin. That means your Masonite siding helped preserve wood materials that would otherwise go to waste. It also doesn’t have any harsh chemicals that can harm either you or the environment. So if it does ultimately end up in the landfill, you won’t hold any responsibility for potentially hazardous effects on nearby soil or water tables.

Incredible durability.

Due to the nature of how Masonite siding is constructed, you can actually bend it to form curves and arche