Priming Masonite Siding Before Painting

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Linda asked 10 years ago

Is it necessary to prime masonite siding before painting? The siding has been painted before.

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Crowder Painting answered.

If the siding is in good shape then there is no need to prime. Any areas of removed loose paint will need spot priming. Also, heavily oxidized paint should be primed with an acrylic primer before painting.