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what kind of siding is this and could it contain asbestos?

what kind of siding is this and could it contain asbestos?

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Old 06-04-19, 02:33 PM
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what kind of siding is this and could it contain asbestos?

What kind of siding is this and should I get it tested for Asbestos? house was build in 76.

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Old 06-04-19, 03:27 PM
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It's Masonite, or some similar brand of pressed fiber siding. No, that type of siding did not contain asbestos.
 
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Old 06-05-19, 02:18 AM
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I agree, it looks like masonite. Masonite became popular after asbestos was banned from residential use. It's prone to deteriorate when it gets wet so it's prudent to keep it well painted.
 
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