Nantucket® BeadBoard is manufactured in three different materials, MDF, MRI- and MRX-
For interior or dry applications MDF, (medium density fiberboard) is used. As an industrial and commercial grade building material MDF offers stability, durability and an excellent surface for painting. MDF is easily installed using finish nails, screws or construction grade adhesives, and can be cut with any type of manual or power saw.
In exterior applications or wet locations MRX- is the material used. MRX- is a water resistant product ideally suited for exterior porch walls and ceilings, garage doors, and bathroom locations. This "exterior" product is very dense. MRX- has an excellent surface for painting and is installed using finish nails, screws or construction grade adhesives. MRX- can be cut with any type power saw.