411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Home Energy Efficiency Key To Battling Climate Change

Home energy efficiency is the act of reducing the wasted energy used in houses. This could involve a building survey on a property in order to...

on Mar 24, 2017

Can I Clean My Home’s Air Ducts Myself?

As a DIYer we love to save money and do things just like the pros do. So what about HVAC systems? Is it possible to clean your own air ducts,...

on Mar 24, 2017

Tips for Excellent and Cost-Saving Home Repairs and Glass Works

When was the last time you did major repairs to the house you spend most of your days in? You know that prevention is better than cure, right? So,...

on Mar 21, 2017

Top Things You Should Prepare Before a Big Remodeling Project

Starting a home remodeling project is always exciting. You have a new design in mind and you are eager to get the project started. You have a team...

on Mar 16, 2017

How Large can I Build a Structure in my Backyard?

If you are really asking how big you can build without having to worry about permits and paperwork, that is a different issue than having an...

on Mar 16, 2017

Wall Cladding For The Home of Your Dreams

by Guest on Mar 25, 2013

Everyone wishes to own a house of their dreams; a home that is designed as per their tastes and choices. When one goes house hunting, they conjure up the perfect idea of what their home should look like. They choose the most luxurious of colours that are like silk to the touch. They bedeck the different corners of their home with gorgeously fragrant flowers that cast an engaging spell on anyone who steps into their abode.

Amidst all the scuttling for the right decor for your dream home, you may just fail to recognize just how important wall cladding is for your home. This cladding not only provides durability, it takes the aesthetics of the homes a notch higher. Often it so happens that one is so busy trying to figure out the perfect lace curtains to match the royal aqua walls or trying to pick the perfect piece of furniture that would match the wallpapers that one completely neglects the importance of the perfect cladding for homes- both interior and exterior. Here are some options listed below -

  • There are several materials that find its way into cladding for the walls; the most popular being metal. Metals are very flexible in nature and they are available in a plethora of colours and their alloys like copper and brass make for attractive cladding.
  • Aluminium is one metal that is every architect’s best friend. This metal has an extremely flexible nature and can be used in a variety of applications, cladding being one of them. It is sturdy and durable and is considered a notch better than any other metal. Copper is also an effective option for beautiful and artistic carving. 
  • Another attractive option is masonry. Beautifully carved stones and bricks raise the aesthetic level of the entire structure. They give a very medieval feel to it while still retaining a dash of modernity. These can be furnished with different colours ranging from deep greys to rich browns and reds to lift the colours and bring the home to life. Stone, as everyone knows, is a very durable material. It is sturdy and tough. Being light in weight is an added advantage.  Although there is no doubt about its quality when it comes to strength, sometimes depending on the material, water often seeps through them making it highly inconvenient. In a worst case scenario, the water could penetrate the stones and reach out to the surface of wood that shapes these stones leading to rotting of the wood if proper care is not taken. Masonry, hence is a risky option and should only be used if you can dedicate your full attention to these beauties.
  • Fibre cement is another type of wall cladding used for interior cladding. The basic contents that find its way into this fibre cement are cement, ground sand, cellulose fibre and water. It gives a very traditional feel to the cladding and makes it look ancient and attractive. It defiantly fights against insects, moisture and fire and does not let any of this mess with the cladding and the overall beauty of your home.
  • Areas which are in constant contact with water like toilets and bathrooms can use the laminate cladding. These are more durable as compared to ceramic tiles and can easily withstand moisture from these areas. It is long lasting and does not fade easily. This makes for a very clean bathroom area. Plywood can also be used in the interiors as it has an attractive finish and is very well equipped with long lasting properties. With so many options to choose from, you can take the aesthetic level of your home a step closer to impeccable.

Author Bio:

Jack is an interior designer and she strongly believes that wall cladding is an absolutely indispensable part of any home. She studied architecture as a student and is very good in drawing and painting which also happen to be her favourite pass time. Also he writes for http://www.tatabluescope-cs.com/

Random Articles

Easy Tips for a Quick Fix of your Dormitory

When many students open the doors of their dormitories, they find out that a room is empty and includes only four walls, which are usually white...

Interior Design / Decor

Louisiana Local Builders Associations

Find a local builder or council, please contact the home builders' association (HBA) in your area.

Builders Associations

6 Common Risks Associated with Drinking Water Out Of The Tap

The human body relies on water to fuel and replenish overall health and wellness in individuals of all ages. Keeping a healthy and happy body...

Pest Management / Ecology

Home Improvements That Can Help Sell a Home

With several cable channels devoted to home improvement the industry has seen a boom in recent years. Many people are choosing to do renovations on...

Real Estate / Finance

Don’t Neglect Your Air Conditioning

You’ve probably already gone to great lengths in order to make sure your employees work their hardest. After all, your employees are...

HVAC / Air Conditioning

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017