The benefits of fitting cladding
What is exterior cladding?
Exterior cladding is part of the exterior wall of a property that protects all of the other interior elements of the property. Many properties nowadays are beginning to use exterior cladding as a decorative feature instead of the original protective purpose. Timber is a commonly used cladding material, however, PVC cladding has become more popular over the past few years.
What are the benefits of exterior cladding panels?
Compared to common timber cladding, PVC wall cladding is extremely low maintenance due to its durability and easy cleaning features. External PVC wall cladding is often used instead of paint or normal brick, as the cladding only requires an occasional wash down to ensure it continues to look new.
One of the most common reasons that homeowners choose to use exterior cladding on their home is the aesthetically-pleasing appearance it will add to their property. It can give a property instant kerb appeal. Exterior cladding for homes comes in a variety of different styles and colours for you to choose from. Our PVC wall claddings feature textured wood appearances in numerous colours; from Storm Grey to Pale Gold, you can be sure to find the most suitable colour for your property. Why not use shades that complement existing fasica, windows and doors to create a coordinated look, or choose a contrasting colour for cladding, to give your home an individual exterior appearance.
Cut heating costs but fitting Insulation with cladding
External cladding can help to improve the thermal insulation of a property. When fitted with a generic insulation material the Building Research Establishment (BRE) Green Guide to Specificaiton gives PVC Cladding and A+ rating. Use external cladding to insulate your home, and save money on heating costs.
Variety of uses
External wall cladding is an adaptable product that can be used in a variety of situations. It can be used when constructing a new home, as an integratal part the new design. It can also be used when renovating or extending your current home. You may be adding a new extension, where cladding can be fitted to give an attractive and hard wearing finish, or you may already have timber cladding that needs replacing.