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chard 02-28-2009 10:09 AM

Masonite siding
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I have a home I bought 18mo. ago. It has two types of Masonite siding. For the most part it's in good shape. But I have 2 places where the siding is bowing. I'd like to just cut out and replace these two bad spots.
Is there a replacement for Masonite, without having to re-side the whole house.

First pic is the problem. Second pic is the other style of siding.

Tom Struble 02-28-2009 11:23 AM

do you live in a area with ice dams? the first pic looks like water damage to me

chard 02-28-2009 11:33 AM

No ice dams. That particular section is on the other side of the bathroom shower/tub. Id on't think the bathroom is the culprit though. Maybe. Won't know till I rip it out. But till I find a suitable replacement for the siding, It's a guess.

I read on here that using water before painting will cause it to buckle.

Also the ban wall all along the perimeter in the crawlspace is not insulated and I have condensation forming, turning the banwall black. But that's a who;le other issue. I already know how to fix that.

Tom Struble 02-28-2009 11:55 AM

to be honest im not sure but you may want to check out this product

chard 02-28-2009 04:12 PM

Looks like the LP product may work.

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