Choosing A Durable Cladding For Your Home

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We usually only enhance the appearance of our home’s exterior when we get a chance, it is looking tired, or we are seeking to sell our home. The Internet has lots of ideas to help improve your home for sale, but a quick and affordable method to improve your home’s appearance is to add cladding.


Finding Your Cladding


When it comes to choosing to clad your home, you can get many exterior wall cladding ideas from reputable websites. A quick search using your favourite search engine and also adding your location will return numerous companies within your local area. Many of these companies will offer a variety of different cladding options, so you will need to research them all and choose the best solution available.


Vinyl Cladding

Vinyl cladding has been a popular alternative since the 1970’s, and it comes in a wide variety of different colours. When you add this to the exterior of your home, it can transform your home’s exterior drastically. However, over time, it does age and can be prone to both warping, and damage from the elements.


Timber Cladding


When you add timber cladding to your home, you give it a rustic and cosy feeling. The overall finish of the wood can turn an average home into one that is picturesque. Timber cladding is prone to the elements, so it is important that you choose wood that has been properly treated, as well as making sure that you maintain it regularly to keep it in pristine condition. There are many different types of wood available, as well as a wide variety of various stains and treatments, so you should be able to find a colour to suit your tastes.


Palliside Cladding


One of the better options that is available on the market is palliside cladding, which is made in Australia for the Australian market. It is extremely durable and also comes with a manufacturer’s 25-year guarantee. You not only get to choose from a wide and varied selection of colours that will not fade or turn to powder, there are also many other benefits to this type of cladding system.


  • Thermal Insulation – Providing an additional thermal layer to the insulation already installed in your home.
  • Acoustic Insulation – Helping to keep unwanted noises from outside from disturbing you in your home.
  • A Nil Fire Ignition Rate – Having this rating means that this type of cladding is suitable for homes that are in designated bushfire areas, and will help to keep your home safe.
  • Cyclone C Rated – Palliside cladding also boasts being suitable for areas that suffer from Cyclone C category storms.
  • Strong & Durable – It also provides protection from hail and will not warp in intense heat and sunlight.


You will want to make sure that you do your research on all of the available options that you have and choose a suitable cladding accordingly. Whether you are looking to sell your home, or just give it a facelift, selecting the best type of cladding available can make a massive transformation to how your home looks on the outside. Now you just need to make the inside look as good as the outside!

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