Uses for Homasote

Homasote has scores of uses, from decorative wall coverings to fire-retardant roof insulation. If you already know how you want to use Homasote, use this list to find the appropriate products.

Sound control

In floors, ceilings, roofs or walls, Homasote sets the standard for sound control. Learn More

Basement & concrete slab conversions

Insulation plus a warm, comfortable, shock-absorbing surface underfoot. Learn More

Cathedral ceilings

Single-ply, structural, prefinished roof deck made especially for exposed beam ceilings. Learn More

Class-A, fire-rated products

Homasote fiberboard treated with fire retardant chemicals. Learn More

Concrete forming

Double-duty Homex is a strong, flexible and lightweight material for forming concrete in any shape, as well as a versatile expansion joint. Learn More

Decorative / tackable panels

Attractive, lightweight, structural, tackable, fire-rated and sound-deadening. Learn More


Homasote products work with virtually any floor system. Learn More

Floor / surface protection

Reusable, shock-absorbing protection for floors during renovations and when moving furniture; protects surfaces from marring. Learn More


There are dozens of creative ways to use Homasote for hobbies. Learn More

House & workshop

Homasote provides reusable, shock-absorbing protection for floors, work surfaces, truck beds. Learn More

Ice rink conversion

Convert ice rinks for other uses with insulating, structural decking. Learn More

Multiple family dwellings

Homasote is the ideal way to provide sound control between homes. Learn More

Roofs & ceilings

Homasote is structural, easy to install, has twice the "R" value of wood, and is ready to receive shingles. Learn More

Shock absorption

Protects work surfaces and floors, and the objects that you put on them. Learn More

Thermal insulation

Homasote 440 offers significant thermal insulation. Learn More


Sound control that's easy to install. Learn More