Homeowners, Do-It-Yourselfers and Hobbyists

Homasote has a variety of uses in and around the home. It is ideal for sound control and insulation in walls, ceilings and floors. It makes versatile and decorative bulletin boards. Homasote is lightweight, easy to cut and easy to handle. There are no knots or voids, and Homasote is environmentally friendly. Explore the uses listed here to find the right products for you, as well as installation instructions and handling tips.

Homasote is flexible, versatile, tackable and easy to cut with a mat knife or saw. That makes it ideal for numerous hobby uses. For example, Homasote makes an ideal base for model trains; is easy to cut into durable, reusable lawn ornaments; provides the perfect surface for cutting and assembling stained glass; and makes a convenient quilt holder. Put it behind your dart board. Make a Christmas tree stand. The possibilities are limitless.

You'll also want to use Homasote for bulletin boards and shock-absorbing protection on tables, workbenches, truck beds and more.



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

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

House & workshop

Homasote provides reusable, shock-absorbing protection for floors, work surfaces, truck beds. 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 and ComfortBase offer thermal insulation. Learn More


Sound control that's easy to install. Learn More